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1520 Albrecht Durer’s Tagebuch

1520s- Mary of Hungary

The gown has been dated to the 1520s based on the fabric weave, the style, and probable connection to Mary of Hungary and Louis II. This connection is not yet substantiated by physical, written, or visual evidence outside the aforementioned style and the potential for the garments to have been presented as gifts to the Mariazell shrine by the royal couple while on a pilgrimage around the time of their wedding.

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1641- Kisszeben

1700 Manuskrypt cechu krawców


1751 – 1765 Encyclopedie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences

1769 Art du tailleur Garsault

1840 The Workwoman’s Guide

1843 The Ladies Hand-book

1847 The Hand Book of Millinery ..Corset making

1853 The Garment Cutter and Ladies Guide

1883 A System for Cutting Ladies Garments

1883 Baynes Self Instruction

1884 Instructions in dressmaking, basting and fitting

1884 The American Metrical System…