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The lady's economical assistant, or, The art of cutting out, and making the most useful articles of wearing apparel, without waste : explained by the clearest directions, and numerous engravings, of appropriate and tasteful patterns : designed for domestic use / by a Lady ; designed for domestic use.
Additional Title(s):

Lady's assistant.

Lady's economical assistant.

Art of cutting out, and making the most useful articles of wearing apparel, without waste.
London : Printed for John Murray, Fleet Street; J. Harding, St. James's Street; and A. Constable and Co., Edinburgh; At the Union Printing Office, by W. Wilson, 1808.
Physical Description:
xv, [1], 55, [9] p., XXVII folded leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT520 L33 1808+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: The Lady's assistant. With patterns for cutting out. Six and thirty large plate and wood cuts. Price 12s.
Binder's note, p. [60]: There are twenty-seven engravings, to be placed at the end of the book.
Includes index.
"Books lately published"--[4] p. at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy in two parts, with text and pattern book (plates) bound separately. Both bound in gray paper boards with publisher's printed title labels mounted on covers and spines.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Dressmaking -- Great Britain -- Patterns.
Dressmaking -- Patterns -- Specimens.
Garment cutting -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Sewing -- Great Britain.
Tailoring (Women's) -- Great Britain.
Wood engravings -- 1808.
Engravings -- 1808.

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