Advert For M. Tyler, Hosiery Seller
Medium: Print on paper
In the domestic arena the Victorians were the makers of the modern era. During the later part of the century the sewing machine became available for use in the home. Both the textile and fashion industries were transformed. Piecework could be given to women working from home and for the first time stitching could be done by machine saving time as well as the eyesight of the women working on the material.