Portuguese translation: máquina de aplicação de talco
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English to Portuguese translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
English term or phrase:powder machine
O cavalheiro descrito abaixo é um inglês da Era Vitoriana, mas não consegui descobrir o que seria essa "powder machine". Aliás, também não sei o que seria "stretcher" nesse contexto.
Dress was considered an unmistakable index of character, and he often wore a black frock coat and a waistcoat and, on formal occasions, tails and a top hat; immaculate gloves, prepared with stretcher and powder machines, were so essential that some men went through six pairs in a day.