DETMER, BRUNER & MASON, Inc. World's best Tailors Trimmings. Book No. 100 A. Complete assortment -- superior qualities -- lowest prices. , 28 pp., 30-62 leaves, 63-65 pp. containing 299 mounted silk, wool-blend, linen, muslin, felt, jacquard silk, and other fabrics, and advertisements printed in red. Oblong folio, 185 x 350 mm, bound in simulated black leather post binder. New York: Detmer, Bruner & Mason, Inc. ND [ca.1925].
A scarce and complete tailors trimmings catalogue. This catalogue offers an indispensable guide to the tailoring supplies, and linings for men's suits, men's overcoats, shirts, trousers, as well as women's coats and hats during the Jazz Age. Detmer, Burner & Mason include illustrated advertisements and price quotes for braids for military uniforms, World's Best sewing silk thread, Goertz Seam Rippers, Heinisch's tailor's shears and buttonhole cutters, hangers, shoulder pads, silk coat labels, electric irons, custom made coat fronts, velvet collars, suit boxes, and much more.
Detmer, Bruner & Mason had been formed from four large suppliers of wool fabrics, tailor's trimmings, and tailoring supplies in 1922, and immediately began issuing the lavish catalogues claiming to be the world's best supply house for the tailoring operations in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and other major fashion companies
A very nice copy. OCLC locates only 1 copy of later catalogue (No. 108 -- American Textile History Museum Library.
Item nr. 154485