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From Scott's Mirror of Fashion.
as reproduced in the “Tailoring and the birth of the published paper pattern” in Emery, A History of the Paper Pattern Industry.
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Emery, Joy Spanabel. A History of the Paper Pattern Industry: The home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Last modified 6 August 20142