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The pilgrims had only their homespuns but the women of today have almost unlimited variety of fabrics. Until the turn of the twentieth century a garment was either wool, flax, cotton, or silk. The lucky ladies of today have nearly a dozen thermoplastics from which to choose. Man-made and natural fibers are combined in many different blends to give a variety of weaves and finishes.
The Iowa Homemaker: Vol. 39
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/homemaker/vol39/iss4/3