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This is the download version of #110. Please note that this download is not tiled. You will receive 7 A0 pages (33.1 X 46.8) and the instructions. The A0 pages are meant to be printed on a wide format printer/plotter at your local print shop.
Ladies' 1890's Sporting Costumes with Leggings, 2 Bodices, Skirts, and Bloomers
Misses Sizes 6 - 28 All Sizes Included
View A Ladies' Bicycle Costume is a copy of a period 1890's pattern. It includes a double breasted Basque with collar and revers (lapels), Leg O'Mutton sleeves, pleated back, and belt. The skirt has double box pleats in front and back, with roomy bloomers underneath. The bloomers blouse over the Ieggings and are made of same or similar as the Basque. A dickey with a high collar goes View B Basque under the Basque. The Leggings are a copy of a vintage Fabric 45" pair. View B Basque is a representation of a hunting Basque depicted in Harper's Bazar. The front is double breasted and has a wrap around high collar. The back, sleeves and belt are the same as View A. View B bloomers are a copy of a vintage pair of Turkish bloomers in the author's collection. The main pattern pieces are a copy of an extant Cosmopolitan 1890s sewing pattern for a Bicycle Costume.