(and now for a placeholder with a couples tidbits of information…)
- Ashelford, Jane. The Art of Dress: Clothes and Society 1500-1914. London: The National Trust, 1996.
Photograph of an extant needlework box, page 201.
- Tozer, Jane, and Sarah Levitt. Fabric of Society: A Century of People and their Clothes 1770-1870: Essays inspired by the collections at Platt Hall, The Gallery of English Costume, Manchester. Carno, Powys, Wales: Laura Ashley Limited, 1983.
Photograph of an extant “Retracting tape measure hand painted in nails and inches on glazed linen tape in bone case. Early 19th century,” page 58.