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(I'm a sucker for a good sailor dress) Vintage nautical dress with white bodice big bow and double-stripe trim sailor collar and sleeves

1910 Photo Boy Sailor on Board SHIP Feinberg Carbonettes

1910 Photo Boy Sailor on Board Ship Feinberg Carbonettes New York Photographer

There were varieties of style and color in turn-of-the-century bathing suits. The more conservative women stuck to the plain black taffeta or mohair bathing suit with just a slight touch of color about the collar and belt. These were not as attractive as the bright colored or striped bathing suits seen at the more fashionable sea-shore resorts.

Most Victorian bathing suit patterns included a blouse, knickerbockers, and skirt. The most used material was mohair although silk taffetas were also popular. Typically about 9 yards of fabric was required to complete the outfit.

Old Photo 2 Women wearing Swimsuits at Lake Early 1900s Photograph Swimming

Old Photo 2 Women wearing Swimsuits at Lake Early Photograph Swimming (liewe heksie se kostume)

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