Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

PAPER UNDERCLOTHING

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.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD19141202.2.18

Bibliographic details

PAPER UNDERCLOTHING, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

Word Count
125

PAPER UNDERCLOTHING Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working