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Women's Clothing - Outerwear, Sanfor, 1930s

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
White cotton apron dress with blue trim, with a label on the inside collar "Sanfor". Sanfor refers to Sanforization which was a process used to treat cotton fabrics, patented by Sanford Lockwood Cluett (1874–1968) in 1930. It is a method of stretching, shrinking and fixing the woven cloth in both length and width before cutting and producing, to reduce the shrinkage which would otherwise occur after washing. The items was donated by Teresa Mayer.
Object Registration
2000.0111
Keywords
sanfor, outerwear - 1930s, women's clothing, uniforms, fashion and textiles collection - kew historical society
When Made
1930s
Last updated
15 Jul 2019 at 11:27AM