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Garment Production Specification Papers

Garment Production Specification Papers

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Description
These are cutting and sewing instructions for the overseas manufacturing of a dress sold under the “Hot Kiss” label. The instructions date from June 27, 2002 and describe a dress with style number 126-5462 made in Hong Kong. The paper gives explicit instructions about how to stitch the seams, where the ruffles should go, and how much cloth should be used for each size of dress. During the 1980s, more and more brands and labels operated factories abroad to manufacture their wares with cheaper labor. This made it necessary to create guidelines and instructions for the overseas workers such as this ticket.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
production papers
date made
1999 - 2002
1999-2002
maker
Hot Kiss, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm x.635 cm
ID Number
2014.3041.04.10
accession number
2014.3041
catalog number
2014.3041.04.10
Credit Line
Gift of Velvet Heart Company through Moshe Tsabag
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Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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