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Collection Clothing-Women's
Catalog Number 1983.01.34
Object Name Bloomers
Other Name Gym Suit, Cycling Suit
Year Range from 1890.0
Year Range to 1910.0
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin American
Material Wool
Dimensions L-30 inches
Description A pair of machine made ladies bloomers comprised of navy wool serge. They were probably part of a gym suit or cycling ensemble. The bloomers are box pleated and cinched at the hem of the leg openings, which creates a wide and full leg. There are two buttons on each side of the waistband allowing some adjustability.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey