Tracing cloth

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specially prepared transparent cloth or paper, which enables a drawing or print to be clearly seen through it, and so allows the use of a pen or pencil to produce a facsimile by following the lines of the original placed beneath.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Position a piece of pattern tracing cloth over one bust cup; pin.
In order to make this transition effectively, we used tracing cloth paper, obtainable in large sheets at drafting companies and supply houses.