Dressing stylishly was important to working women. These milliners showed off their skills with their hats, and it is likely that they made much of their clothing as well.

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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  • Milliners in New York City, ca 1907 Dressing stylishly was important to working women. These milliners showed off their skills with their hats, and it is likely that they made much of their clothing as well.