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Chapter 1 - Ancient Egyptian

Natural hair * shaved heads * wigs * klaft * crowns * fillet * soldier's helmet * insignia * postiche or false beard * cosmetics * ritual cone of perfumed fat * combs * cosmetic containers * children's hair

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Chapter 2 - Mesopotamian

Natural hair or wig in ringlets * curling irons * Phrygianize, "to frizzle" * gold dust * yellow starch * cosmetics * heavy eyebrows, a sign of beauty * crown, tiara, or miter * helmet * turban * Phyrgian bonnet * origin of the veil * headdress, a badge of office * felting

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Chapter 3 - Ancient Greek

Miter or tiara * first tonsorial establishments * curling irons * Cypriote curls * dyed hair * gold, white, and red powder * origin of word, cosmetic * floral wreaths * hairpins * Tyrian veils * bridal headdress * petasos * pilos * Phrygian cap * helmets

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Chapter 4 - Ancient Roman

The Etruscans * the razor * gold dust on hair * baldness considered a deformity * tutulus * pileus * petasus * Phrygian bonnet, emblem of liberty * helmets * emperor's laurel crown * beauty patch * wigs * Cypriote curls * Messalina's yellow wig * cosmetics and attendants * veils * Poppaea's milk bath * the mask

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Chapter 5 - Byzantine and Ecclesiastic

Jeweled crowns, fillets, and caps * colored glass ornaments * pearl headdresses * felting * ecclesiastic vestments * the tonsure * miter * papel tiara * coif or zucchetto * broad-brimmed hat of the clergy * clerical colors

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Chapter 6 - Saracenic or Moorish - The Turban

The taj * turban * tarboosh * kullah * fez * chechia or tashashit * cosmetics * veils * earrings * velvet * the steel needle

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Chapter 7 - Medieval or Gothic Europe

Fashion dolls * crisping irons * fillet * bobbed hair * wigs of silk * chaperon, cowl, coif, and brimmed hat * chaperon turban * cockscomb * petal-scalloping * roundlet * liripipe * wearing two hats * cockade * cap and bells of the jester * Robin Hood * beaver, straw, and velvet * origin of milliner, hat, and bonnet * peacock's hats * crowns * ducal bonnet * tipping the hat * wimple * chinband * long braids and ribbands * turret * mortar toque * gorget * chaplet * Saint Catherine * bosses or horns * golden net caul * escoffion * frontlet * gauze * hennin * gable headdress * butterfly headdress * cornet * jeweled calotte * French hood * pins * dyed hair * cosmetics * hair plucking * faceted diamonds

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Chapter 8 - European Helmets

Helmet of boiled leather-spangenhelm * helm * mail * basinet * camail * iron skullcap * iron hat * tilting helmet * ventail * beaver * salute of the hand * barbute * sallet * armet * burganet * morion * cabasset * lobster-tail helmet * notes on armor * heraldry * heaukme with crest * cointise * lambrequin * circlet * orle * panache * jousting

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Chapter 9 - Renaissance Europe

Bob with bangs * silk wig * short hair and beards * starched beards * cosmetics and earrings for men * chaplet * biretta * beret * city flap-cap * montero cap * slashings * escoffion * Spanish toque * Albanian hat * chapeau francais * glove as hat ornament * Juliet cap * ferroniere * attifet style * wigs * hair powder * cosmetics * face-painting * Spanish wool * mask * patch * perfume * pomanders * French hood * gable headdress * miniver cap * mourning * Dutch coif * starching * beguin * widow's cap * bonfrace * huke * nightcaps * pins, needles, and hairpins * pearls * combs

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Chapter 10 - The Seventeenth Century

Cavalier costume * dress in American Colonies * lovelock * mustache, a curl * cadenette * single pearl earring * rules at Harvard * the Van Dyck * mustache grooming * lip-beard * Roundhead * full-bottemed wig * wigmaking * short bob * campaign wig * soldier's hair * powder * combs * perfume * beaver hat * Puritan, Pilgrim, Quaker * tricorne * Monmouth cock * military headgear * church dress * removing the hat * montero * Monmouth cap * lace * sumptuary edicts * ribbon * wigs or "heads" * English ringlets * sheep headdress * heart-breakers * favorites * veils * wire frames * set-out combs * hurluberlu * cabbage head * boss or bundle * fontange * wig for riding * Spanish coiffure * Champagne * Beau Fielding * Dutch coif * biggin * French hood * Little Red Riding Hood or cardinal * headkerchief * huke * conch * traveling hat * witch's garb * straw * mask * patch * cosmetics * pearls * Temple stones * pins

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Chapter 11 - The Eighteenth Century

French and English modes * fashion babies * Namby Pamby * Beau Nash * full-bottomed wig * corners * knotted wig * tie wig * bagwig * solitaire * pig-tail wig * Ramillies wig * cadogan * Macaronies * pigeon's wings * Greek toupet * Adonis wig * white powder * Meissen porcelain 8 colored powder * decline of the wig * black silk bag * the flash * the wig in America * papillotes * bewigged stage characters * hedgehog style * cacked hat * carrying the hat * Kevenhuller * Ramillies cock * Nivernois 8 bicorne * Holland or Pennsylvania hat * jockey hat * tall beaver hat * hat-making * Phrygian cap * muscadin * men's earrings * Scotch bonnet * military headgear * the boater * salute of the hand * cockade * pompadour * patted coiffure * feminine wig * powder * extravagant heads * coiffure bottles * tulle * feathers * ingenue coiffure * hedgehog * baby coiffure * hairdressers * Princess de Lambelle * decline of high powdered heads * chapeau-bonnet * Ranelagh mob * dormeuse * Charlotte Corday * gypsy hat * straws * Gainsborough hat * doll hats * turbans * riding hats * Venetian tricorne * lace * French hood * calash * therese 8 veils * mask * patches * cosmetics * toilet water * pearls * eyeglasses * jewelry * Rose Bertin * fashion journal * silhouette

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Chapter 12 - Directoire 1795-1799

Incroyable * dog's ears * hoop earrings * Brutus haircut * blond wig and black collar * stovepipe * chapeau bras * bicorne * return of wigs and false hair * classic style * antique oil * Titus cut * a la victime * marveilleuse * helmet * jockey bonnet * capote * classic white * Quaker bonnet * Oriental turban * pearl face powder * jewelry

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Chapter 13 - French Consulate and Empire 1800-1815

Short haircut * ringlets * side whiskers * soldier's queue * ribbon-banded hat * hunting hat * Wellington hat * Napoleon hat * Glengarry * soft hat * tarbucket * Beau Brummell * Titus cut * a la Psyche * a la chinoise * a la Ninon * antique oil * combs, hairpins, and ferroniere * artificial flowers * poke bonnet * Pamela bonnet * lace caps * turbans * veils * Spanish mantilla * cosmetics * pins

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Chapter 14 - The Romantic Period 1815-1840

Side part * Macassar oil * high beaver hat * d'Orsay roll * silk hat * gibus * cap with visor * smoking cap * tam-o-shanter * miltary headgear * felt and straw * a la chinoise * Appollo's knots * ferroniere * chaste bands * white fashionable * turban * fly-away headdress * cornet * arcade * large hats * capote * Pamela bonnet * bibi * bavolet * riding casquette * veils and lace * the bride * fabrics and colors * a la giraffe * jewelry * quizzing glass *

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Chapter 15 - Victorian and Second Empire 1840-1870

Men's styles dictated from London * curly hair * cowlick * side whiskers * mutton chops, piccadilly weepers, favoris, cutlets, Dundreays, sideburns * imperial * topper * slouch felt * Hungarian hat * pok pie * sombrero * derby * panama hat * straw sailor * cap with visor * tam-o-shanter * Balmoral * monocle * military headgear * pith helmet * Madonna coiffure * even waves * Manier flowers * fresh Parma voilets * coiffures: Druid, Naiad, Leda, Proserpine, Ceres * net a la Napolitain * lace mantilla * fascinator * bibi * fanchon * drawn bonnet * fabrics * caps * small hat in 1860's * Empress hat * flirtation ribbons * veils * colors * cosmetics * jewelry

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Chapter 16 - 1870-1880

Trend toward shaven-face * mustache * various hats and caps * Alpine hat * cowboy hat * sennit straw * peaked cap * montero * hand-painted satin linings * monocle * waterfall * cadogan * false hair * piccadilly fringe * spit-curls 8 cadogan bows * gondolier net * tied-back time in fress, hat and coiffure * boudoir cap * bonnet strings * Swedish bonnet * Estelle bonnet * Alsatian bows * midshipman straw * postilion * Tyrolese hat * veils: Spanish, East Indian, Egyptian and bridal * colors * earrings * no make-up

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Chapter 17 - 1880-1890

Mustache but no beard * top hat * derby * boater * puggree * fedora * white linen cap * simple feminine coiffure * simple ornaments * Lily Langtry wave * Lillian Russell * peroxide blond * hats and bonnets * cabriolet * postilion * midshipman * Breton sailor * masculine sports hats and caps copied * sunbonnet for tennis * complexion protected by veils, shade hats and parasols * no cosmetics * Little Lord Fauntleroy * earrings * eyeglass

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Chapter 18 - 1890-1900

Gilded Age * clean-shaven with mustache * the dude * the Van Dyck * football haircut * hats and caps here to stay * topper * derby * Homburg * boater * panama or planter's hat * rough rider hat * E. Berry Wall * simple feminine coiffure * Psyche knot * figure eight * French roll * marcel wave * steel hairpins * few cosmetics * cold cream and talcum powder * hats with upstanding ornamentation * for sports: fedora, tam-o-shanter, sailor * veils * Kate Greenaway * the Gibson girl

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Chapter 19 - 1900-1910

London fashions for men * Paris for women * masculine coiffure * mustache, Van Dyck, side whiskers rare * men's hat styles stabilized * aviator's cap * Andre de Fouquiere * pompadour dressed over rat * side part * marcel wave * permanent wave * henna dye * change in coiffure silhoutte * combs * invisible hairpin * large hats * hats off in theater * Gainsborough hat * Merry Widow hat * sailor * willow ostrich plume * National Audubon Society * Easter Sunday * automobiling * sports hats * veils * beauty shops *earrings * eyeglasses

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Chapter 20 - 1910-1920

Clean-shaven * small mustache * Basque beret, men and women * soldier's overseas cap, tin hat and gas-mask * small feminine head * transformation * hair cut over cheeks * Dutch bob * permanent wave * henna dye * invisible hair net * Paul Poiret's Oriental influence * Russian Headdress * large crowns * silk sailor * simple black hat after the war * hatpins purely ornamental * boudoir cap * earrings * growth of beauty aids and beauty parlors

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Chapter 21 - 1920-1930

Men's hats * handkerchief felt * Prince of Wales * sombrero * hatless mode * feminine bobbed hair * Dutch cut, shingle, wind-blown bob * long earrings * transformations * tinting gray hair * plastic set-lotion * permanent wave * bobby pin * decline of hat trimming * Oriental turban * untrimmed cloche * riding headgear * cosmetics in general use * Hollywood * plucked eyebrows * sun-tan * toilet water for men * spectacles

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Chapter 22 - 1930-1940

Men's hats * straw weaves * Montego hat * English flat-cap * lacquered feminine hair * return of 1890 coiffure * bangs * pompadour * cadogan * page boy bob * shoulder-length hair * curled ends * half-wig * platinum blond * dyes and bleaches * patch-test * Eugenie hat * doll hats * shocking pink * snood * wimple * headkerchief * parka * turban * Tyrolese felt hat * Juliet cap * artificial flowers * veils * general use of cosmetics mouth enlarged by make-up * earrings

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Chapter 23 - 1940-1944

World War II * fall of France * London and New York carry on * military headgear * feminine hair dressed up and down * feather cut * scarcity of bobby pins * cap-like transformations * cold chemical wave * gray hair tinted * cosmetics * no Paris bonnet * war restrictions in fabrics * waried styles in headatire * babushka * ornamented snood * bowknots and artificial flowers * beret with jewels * new large hats * warworkers's headdress * spectacles * jewelry

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