Man's Embroidered Smock. Photograph by Gertrude Jekyll (c. 1904). Source: Old West Surrey. "It was an old custom for a girl engaged to be married to work a round frock for her future, husband, and one can well imagine with what care and pleasure the beautiful patterns would tie stitched by the loving fingers" (260). Image scan and text by George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]

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Jekyll, Gertrude Old West Surrey. London: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1904.

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