This section is from the book "Text-Book On Domestic Art", by Carrie Crane Ingalls. Also available from Amazon: Textbook On Domestic Art: With Illustrations And Drafts.
Length of Front:
Measure from center base of front neck to floor. (Model 56 inches.) Material, 5 yards of cloth 36 inches wide.
Fruit of the Loom, Pride of the West, flannelette, crepe, etc., are suitable.