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Ras-terre, Retaj^er.

—Just touching the ground.

—To do up a bonnet or

hat.

(Milliner's

term

only.)

—Dress. chainbre. —Dressing or morning gown. Rouleautes. —The same. Rouleaux. — Rolled trimming made of crossway of material. Ruches. — Gathered trimmings called ruches here, Saut de —Dressing-gown. Simuler imitate. Soulier. — Shoe. Taille. —'W^iist^ or Tournure. —A bustle also the general appearance Robe.

Robe de

strips

;

lit.

.—'^\v(\vi\.2i\.Q

;

to

figure.

»

-

;

Ex.

a dress, costume, or person.

of

Tournure distinguee,

lady-like appearance.

—A A traine. —^With a —Tunic. Tuyaux. —Fluted Tuyaux d'orgue. —^Wide the Traine. Tunique.

train.

train.

plaitings.

flutings, like

pipes of an

organ.

—Velvet. like velvet. — Vetement. — Garment. Volant, —Flounce or Velours.

Veloute.

Soft,

frill.

STITCHES, SEAMS, The

stitches

used in dressmaking

from those employed difference in the

attended

to.

tion^ of each.

in plain

work

;

&c. differ

still

very slightly

there

is

a

little

mode of working each which should be

We therefore give illustrations

and descrip-

Profile for Countess Shushu von Humpton

A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

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