Mantuamaker

Man´tu`a`mak`er


n.1.One who makes dresses, cloaks, etc., for women; a dressmaker.
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In a presentation of self as a professional mantuamaker with a workshop in Washington and a number of employees under her responsibility, this black woman stood both as a teacher and a surrogate mother to other black women, two roles represented by her being a commanding mistress seamstress.
55) Baker 1 Boarding House 2 English Goods 1 Mantuamaker 2 Milliner 1 Nurse 5 School 2 Sempstress 1 Tailoress 1 Variety Shop 1 No.
Table 4 Occupations Represented in City Directory, 1829-32, for Female Individuals Associated with Salem Street and Second Churches Salem Street Second Church Boarding House 5 1 Dressmaker 2 1 Fancy Goods 0 1 Instructress 0 1 Mantuamaker 1 0 Milliner 1 0 Nurse 3 0 Primary School 0 1 Semptress 1 0 Stockmaker 1 0 Straw Bonnet Maker 0 1 Tailoress 1 0 Widow 18 17 Address Only 6 2