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Мебельное и декоративное искусство Америки 19-го века

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They don’t think pleasing others, even family members, should be expected. however, what your family needs today isn’t the same as it was years ago. Even today, clothing needs differ among families. That’s because no two families are exactly alike. What do you think influences the clothing choices that families make? Everything from where they live, to their activities, to the way they earn a living has impact. See Fig. 3-1. Location and Activities When one teen’s family moved from the Sun Belt to a northern state, their clothing needs changed dramatically.

South Americans wear distinctive striped ponchos. Because the United States is a culturally diverse society, no single clothing style symbolizes heritage. Although basic clothing styles were inherited from Europe, many cultures have contributed special items. The mandarin collar comes from China, for example, and the caftan 2-7 2-6 Although the classic Indian sari is made with six yards of fabric, a nine-yard version can be draped to form People often wear clothing that symbolizes their occupation.

Even clothing gifts show values. Is a handknitted sweater more or less appreciated than a more expensive one from the store? Will a family be pleased to receive hand-me-downs for a rapidly growing baby, or do they want only new clothes for the child? When family values are understood, decisions are more easily made. CLOTHING MANAGEMENT To manage a household, families consider everything involved—from repairing the sink to cooking meals. Clothing care is a large part of the process. Think about what’s involved: making decisions about clothing and budgets; buying clothes; home laundering; taking items to be cleaned to the dry cleaner; storing clothes; ironing; and repairing clothes.

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