By 1917, over 70,000 women in Britain were employed in ____ factories.

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By 1917, over 70,000 women in Britain were employed in ammunition factories.

Apart from the aristocrats, which social group in France was allowed to wear clothes associated with aristocrats?

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According to the sumptuary laws, other than the aristocrats, nobody in France could wear the clothes associated with the aristocrats.

In western tradition, the ____ has to be removed as a sign of respect.

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In western tradition, the hat has to be removed as a sign of respect.

From childhood, Victorian girls were laced up tight and had to wear:

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From childhood, Victorian girls were laced up tight and had to wear stays.

In 1870, ____ experimented with Indian dress designs.

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In 1870, the Tagore family experimented with Indian dress designs. Tagore suggested that India's national dress should combine the elements of Hindu and Muslim attire.

A corset was supposed to give ____ to the figure of a woman.

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A corset was supposed to give shape and support to the figure of a woman.

Mahatma Gandhi attended the Round Table Conference in England in:

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Mahatma Gandhi attended the Round Table Conference in England in 1931.

In Medieval France, the red cap was for:

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In Medieval France, the red cap was for liberty.

Clothes got lighter, shorter and simpler in Britain in the late:

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Clothes got lighter, shorter and simpler in Britain in the late 1870's.

The people of France were expected to follow sumptuary laws from about:

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The people of France were expected to follow sumptuary laws from about 1294 to 1848.

When slightly older, Victorian girls had to wear tight-fitting:

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When slightly older, Victorian girls had to wear tight-fitting corsets.

A busk can be a strip of ____.

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A busk can be a strip of wood, steel or whalebone in front of a corset to stiffen and support it.

Thomas Gains Borough was an English ____.

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Thomas Gains Borough was an English portrait and landscape painter.

Between the First World War and the Second World War clothes for women in Europe got:

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Between the First World War and the Second World War, clothes for women in Europe got shorter.

Cotton cloth printed with designs and flowers is called:

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Cotton cloth printed with designs and flowers is called chintz.

Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa in:

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Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa in 1915.

The cartoon 'The Modern Patriot' was made by:

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Gaganendranath Tagore created the cartoon 'The Modern Patriot'.

Women in England began agitating for democratic rights in the:

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Women in England began agitating for democratic rights in the 1830's.

For Indians, the turban signifies ____.

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For Indians, the turban signifies respect.

Mahatma Gandhi's dream was to clothe the whole nation in:

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Mahatma Gandhi's dream was to clothe the whole nation in Khadi.

Ermine is a type of:

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Ermine is a type of fur.

The Mysore turban is also called the:

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The Mysore turban is also called the Peta.

For Indians, the ____ signified respect and could not be removed at will.

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For Indians, the turban signified respect and could not be removed at will.

World War I began in:

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World War I began in 1914.

In 16th century England, velvet caps were made with material imported from:

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In 16th century England, velvet caps were made with material imported from France and Italy.

In which year did Mahatma Gandhi decide to adopt the short dhoti?

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In 1921, Mahatma Gandhi adopted the short dhoti, which he wore until his death.

When were the women of the Shanar caste in Kerala publicly attacked by upper-caste Nairs?

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The women of the Shanar caste in Kerala were publicly attacked by upper-caste Nairs in 1822 for wearing a cloth across their upper half of the body.

A cap usually worn on one side is called a ____.

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A cap usually worn on one side is called a cockade.

Verrier Elwin was an:

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Verrier Elwin was an anthropologist.

The Industrial Revolution began in the:

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The Industrial Revolution began in the mid-18th century.

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