Story: Clothes

Ready-to-wear men's suits, 1948

This 1948 film shows mass production of men's suits. In this factory, men were responsible for laying out the pattern and cutting the pieces, while mainly women sewed the suits.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 354. National Film Unit, 1948

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Fiona McKergow, 'Clothes - Men’s clothes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/41141/ready-to-wear-mens-suits-1948 (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by Fiona McKergow, published 5 Sep 2013