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1920's Women's Gym Suit

Description

Romper worn for physical education class
Sleeveless romper with square neckline. Buttons hidden in center front placket. Deep pleats begin at yoke in front and in back, split at crotch, and are gathered with an elastic casing below the knee. Vertical slash pocket on right side, self belt loops at side back. Belt, 1 3/4" X 44" with self belt loops, buttons in front with 2 1" black sew through buttons/buttonholes.
Blouse is a white cotton middy style blouse.

Source

HCT.1986.213.5ab

Date

c. 1920

Provenance

Middy blouse was worn for physical education class at The Ohio State University from 1924-1925 by Beatrice Turner Rinear.

Romper is gift of Mrs. E.J. Rennoe.
Blouse is gift of Beatrice Turner Rinear

Fiber/Fabric Information

Wool

Decade

1920-1929

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Collection

Citation

“1920's Women's Gym Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed April 12, 2021, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5140.

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