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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