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seamstress

person employed to sew

  • seamster
  • sempstress
  • sempster
  • stitcher

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Barbara Burman
10 September 2019
seamstresses were generally distinguished from dressmakers, milliners, mantua-makers, stay-makers, embroiderers, and tailoresses by their lower levels of craft and skill, but at the top-end of the market fine sewing was valued. (English)
seamstress (English)
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sempstress (English)
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naaister (Dutch)
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kudristino (Esperanto)
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Näherin (German)
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sømmerske (Norwegian Bokmål)
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šička (Czech)
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Seamstresses
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Barbara Burman
10 September 2019
seamstresses were generally distinguished from dressmakers, milliners, mantua-makers, stay-makers, embroiderers, and tailoresses by their lower levels of craft and skill, but at the top-end of the market fine sewing was valued. (English)
1 reference
Barbara Burman
10 September 2019
seamstresses were generally distinguished from dressmakers, milliners, mantua-makers, stay-makers, embroiderers, and tailoresses by their lower levels of craft and skill, but at the top-end of the market fine sewing was valued. (English)
 
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