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Crinoline: Quiz


Question 1: ________. Retrieved 2007-08-12.
National Gallery (London)British MuseumVictoria and Albert MuseumWallace Collection

Question 2: If there is a hoop in the crinoline, it will probably be made of plastic or ________, which are low in cost, lightweight and flexible.

Question 3: Crinoline was originally a stiff fabric with a weft of horse-hair and a warp of ________ or linen thread.

Question 4: After the ________, French fashion turned against the elaborate styles favoured by royalty, the court, and the aristocracy.
French RevolutionNational Constituent AssemblyFrench DirectoryNational Convention

Question 5: Under the prevailing neoclassical influence, women’s fashions had adopted a simple style based on the simple draped garments of ________ and the togas of ancient Rome.
Alexander the GreatClassical antiquityRoman GreeceAncient Greece

Question 6: Unlike the farthingale and panniers, the crinoline was worn by women of every ________.
Working classSocial classSocial stratificationUpper class

Question 7: A particular kind of ________, known as spring steel or watch-spring steel, enabled the hoops to be temporarily pressed out of shape.
Stainless steelIronSteelCarbon steel

Question 8: They are usually part of a formal outfit, such as an evening gown or a ________.
SilkCottonWedding dressNational costume

Question 9: The name 'crinoline' was invented by one of the fabric's manufacturers, who combined the ________ words crinis (meaning hair) and linum (meaning flax).
LatinOld LatinVulgar LatinRoman Empire

Question 10: However, these very formal and elaborate styles were only worn at ________ and in the highest levels of society.
IstanbulSpainCourt (royal)Italy

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