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1910s Gym Suit

Description

Blue linen middy blouse with sailor collar

a. Collar embellished with 3 strips of 1/4" wide cotton tape and embroidered stars at corners. 2.5"x 1.5" patch with nautical knot motif at V of collar. Slit pocket with white embroidered reinforcements on top left. Long set in sleeves with 2 buttons and buttonholes for closure; cuffs embellished with 3 strips of white cotton tape.

b. Blue linen pleated skirt
Pleats attached to white cotton tape. No closure (missing?).

c. Oval shape pin
1 1/4" long with blue stone in silver setting

Source

HCT.1986.144.6a-c

Date

1912-1914

Decade

1910-1919

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Collection

Citation

“1910s Gym Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed February 25, 2021, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5091.

Item Relations

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