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Object Name Pattern
Date circa 1910
Other Name Dressmaking system
Description Dressmaking system; brown, stiff tagboard and brass grommets and staples. Adjustable; each part is multiple pieces joined together. Labels: "Dobbs Bros. / Very Latest Improved / New Adjustable / French Tailor System"; "Prof. E.E. Dobbs / Inventor and Patentee / of the Very Latest / Patent Dress Chart / Letters Patent No. 851279 / Patented April 23rd, 1907"
(a) front
(b) back
(c) underam gore
(d) side form
(e) sleeve
Object ID 2012.14.1a-e
Provenance Dobbs Bros. Minneapolis, Minn. Adjustable Tailoring System. Patented April 23, 1907.
(a-d) signed "Muriel Swanson" in pencil on the back
(e) signed "MS" in pencil on the back