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Woman's Costume HC96/1-3

A wine coloured skirt made of cotton. A cream taffeta blouse with long sleeves and lace at wrist. A navy cotton jacket with pin tucking on sleeve and fish tail flare at back.

This outfit could have been worn by a female school teacher in the late 1800s early 1900s. The rules for teachers were very strict and for women included wearing at least two petticoats and dresses no shorter than 2 inches above the ankles.

date: Early 20th Century replica

maximum dimension: Skirt 890mm, Blouse 630mm, Jacket 650mm

 

subject area: Social Science, Technology

 

subject themes: Costume, Fashion, Culture, History, Women, School, Teacher

 

handling collection number: HC96/1-3

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http://www.fashion-era.com/la_belle_epoque_1890-1914_fashion.htm#The%20Edwardian%20Silhouette%201900-1907

Woman's Costume HC96/1-3
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