Florence Epstein enjoyed sewing her entire life. In 1935 she was photographed wearing a suit that she made. She recalled the suit with pleasure more than sixty years later. Photograph by David Epstein.

From "Make it yourself": home sewing, gender, and culture, 1890-1930 by Sarah A. Gordon

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Florence Miller Epstein, Rochester New York, Spring 1935 Florence Epstein enjoyed sewing her entire life. In 1935 she was photographed wearing a suit that she made. She recalled the suit with pleasure more than sixty years later. Photograph by David Epstein.