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Synonyms for modiste

someone who makes and sells hats

someone who makes or mends dresses

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Her status as a black modiste should be compared with her past as a slave, both in terms of social and visual uplift.
By the early 1890s, Degas had turned his attention from consumers and displays to the artistry of the modiste, perhaps expressing "the kind of disillusionment with the culture of commodities that became common during the fin-de-siecle" (MW 105).
In 1964, Hendy remarked that every aspect of it 'is so clearly described that a modiste could no doubt reconstruct it in detail', and particularly noted the complete harmony between the depicted woman and her dress: 'it is all in one with her person, which is no less clearly defined'.
On the streets of early 50s New York he would find the people he recognised from the cities where he'd lived, from Glasgow most of all: the assistants in his stepfather's jewellery store, the customers from the South Side suburbs (Giffnock, Clarkston, Newton Mearns,Whitecraigs), the seamstresses who used to work for his great-aunts in the basement of their modiste establishment, fellow pupils from the Friday shul at Garnethill Synagogue.
Pour Apuleius aussi, qui travaille anterieurement au paradigme modiste, peuvent s'appliquer les analyses de Howard R.
Keckley, a former slave who had maintained her own sewing business both before and after serving as modiste in the Lincoln White House, belonged to Washington DC's "colored society.
Modiste, Jolson Theatre 16 December 1937, Operatic Concert Festival, Pythian Theatre 28 and 29 April 1938, The Sun Dance, Broadway Theatre (Cine Roma)
La Modiste has failed to trouble the judge on her recent outings but can bounce back to winning form at Brighton.
She has given the champion jockey an added financial incentive to beat 28 rivals in the pounds 45,000-added handicap because success on the filly La Modiste will reap a pounds 150,000 bonus put up by the sponsor.
Martin Fetherstone-Godley's four-year-old looks weighted to reverse form with La Modiste.
LA MODISTE runs for us in the Lincoln this afternoon.
No fewer than 12 horses will head north from her Dorset base in search of early glory, with stable star RUSSIAN MUSIC going for the Doncaster Mile and five-year-old mare LA MODISTE on course for Saturday's Lincoln Handicap.
From their close attention to production notes, reviews and the complementary press copy and illustrations that reported on stage costume, the authors reveal various overlapping sight lines of self-display, envy and desire - the 'voyeuristic triangle' of the stage, the fashionable stalls and the rest of the house, and the similarly electric configuration of the modiste, the mannequin and the male consumer whose patriarchy and purse power did much to define the shifting contours and lush elaborations of women's bodies in this age of conspicuous excess.
This French body-builder, modiste, and artist is often--in hyperbolic Parisian fashion--flatteringly compared to historical giants and mythic figures, but to Americans his most distinguishing feature is a striking resemblance to Mr.
Modiste (1905), The Red Mill (1906), Naughty Marietta (1910), and Sweethearts (1913).