Sewing as a recreational pursuit of the middle classes (as shown here), or as piecework undertaken by the working class, was virtually the exclusive preserve of women and girls. Etching by Johann Michael Voltz, 1823.

The Sewing Room (1823)

  • Johann Michael Voltz


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