Sometimes 1/2" was used for tying pockets, petticoats and aprons and may also be used for binding pockets and stays. Directions for securely sewing linen tape on to a garment are found in The Lady's Guide to Plain Sewing Book II. In 1757 in The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London "John Mungotroid was indicted for stealing . . . 3038 yards of linen tape, 175 yards of quality binding."
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 30 August, 2019.