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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Keywords

Dressmaking, Clothing.

First Page Number

435

Last Page Number

438

Abstract

It was a long step from the first primitive "dressmaker's guide" to today's scientifically designed and cut paper dress-pattern. In the 13th century when a French tailor made patterns from thin wood his invention was successfully resisted by the Tailors Guild for more than one hundred years.

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