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The Japanese are now making underclothing of finely crisped or grained paper. After the paper has been cut to a pattern, tho different parts are together and hemmed, and tho place* where the buttonholes arc to bo formed are (strengthened with calico or linen. The stuff is very strong, and at the same time very flexible. After a garment has been worn a few hours it will interfere with the perspiration of tho body no more than do garments made of fabric. The stuff is not sized, nor Is it impermeable. Alier becoming wet the paper is difficult to tear. When an endeavor is made to tear it by hand it presents almost as much resistance as the skin used for making gloves.

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PAPER UNDERCLOTHING, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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PAPER UNDERCLOTHING Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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