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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 14, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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sweater of brushed wool ill warm t are fluffy wool Those heavy knitted
rose color.. The scarf and cap match gloves are Celtic green, making a
the- sweater in color and they, too, ' daring combination of colors.
THE "WHY" OF BUTTONSON LEFT AND RIGHT
BUTTONS ''ILjP
' THE BOW fl
, STARTED U sL
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int. burrs in
CENTURY
Why are ' buttons on men's coats
placed on the right side and why are
those on women's coats on the left
side?
What's the reason for the little silk
bow in the back of the leather lining
in men's hats?
Why do men wear buttons on the
. ,.cuff of their g9ats&w Jia0Jj. ta-
E. W. Gifford, expert in the de?
velopment of dress, of the University
of California, herewith tells how a
few of the oddities came abdut
"There was a great craze for but
tons when they were invented for use
of man," said Gifford. "The novelty
spread through countries with civil
ized draegt coj$ums,wJth jjugB&,fc

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