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Rural Tailor Applicant's Novice Mask 5 | by Rural Tailor Research Group
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Rural Tailor Applicant's Novice Mask 5

Novice's Veil Masks like this (and those below) were required to be worn by candidates seeking initiation in order to prevent nepotism influencing selection. Would-be guild tailors were referred to as "Fresh Faces" by the inner guild which refered to the practice adopted by candidate of decorating their masks in order to show a little bit more of the tailorwise dexterity during their application regimine. This reproduction and those below were created for GenArt during New York Fashion Week.

 

Created by L. J. Maher (AKA Meagher)

  

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Taken on August 22, 2007