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Description: Chromolithograph card of a man in "native" Hungarian costume, posing with a Singer sewing machine and a large, decorative costume. Part of a "Costumes of A...
Date: date unknown
Description: Six women sewing by hand and with a sewing machine. A dog is in the room and the calendar on the wall shows December 1901.
Description: Four women sewing a 'sleeping garment' at the Blessed Martin House, 746 West Washington Avenue, an interracial and interfaith center sponsored by Madison C...
Description: Chromolithograph card of a couple from Sevilla, Spain in "native" costume, posing near a Singer sewing machine. The man is holding a small glass of wine an...
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Description: Home Economic students at Middleton High School model the Easter outfits they made. Left to right are Ruth Ann Frisch, Moreen Gurfoot and Donna Maly. Donna...
Description: Female students working in a sewing class taught by Miss Catherine Mulvey. Original caption reads, "Miss Mulvey teaches the primary grades, but on Friday a...
Description: Interior view of tables, a chalkboard, and sewing machines inside the sewing room at Orange Township Consolidated School.
Description: Seven women gathered at a sewing bee.
Description: Lou Doriag tries on her costume for Marilou Durkin. Lou Doriag plays Celia in "As You Like It" in a Madison Theater Guild production.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A studio Portrait of Alma and J. Robert Taylor. Alma is sitting in a chair holding a sock to be darned, while putting her hand over her J. Robert's mouth....
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman and two children in "native" Servian [Serbian] costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Emma Ketel sits on a sofa sewing with a cat curled up next to her.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman from Wurtemberg, Germany in "native" costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine.
Description: Chromolithograph card of an Spanish couple from Sevilla [Seville] in "native" Sevillan costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine with a beer and a gu...
Description: World War II war relief services. Woman using sewing machine.
Description: Four teenage girls admire a formal dress presented at the Vogue fashion show, designed as a clinic for teenagers who like to sew. Left to right: Cathy Lawl...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: Three women mend and sew articles of clothing in the University of Wisconsin home economics laboratory.
Description: Chromolithograph card of a woman in "native" Bosnian costume, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a...
Description: Group of girls in a summer sewing group at Neighborhood House, posing in their finery with Gay Braxton (back row, center, under ceiling lamp), head residen...
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