Chapter 10 Crowns
MAKING AN EGYPTIAN CROWN
The Egyptian crown in this example was created for Lord Edgar, an Egyptian priest, in The Mystery of Irma Vep (Figure 10-1). The shape of the crown was based on the blue war crown worn by Egyptian Pharaohs and made from molded Fosshape.
Figure 10-1 Costume design for The Mystery of Irma Vep.
PROCEDURE FOR MAKING AN EGYPTIAN CROWN
• Fosshape #300 or #600
• Mold for creating the crown (a tailor’s ham and sofa-cushion foam were used for this crown)
• Steam iron
• Push or straight pins
• Sewing machine
• Needle and thread
• Outer fabric
• Lining fabric (e.g., felt) ...
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