Catalog : Patterns : Folkwear
Pattern No. 209
The alluring frailty of the Victorian lady carried over into the early 1900s, but as
women entered the work force and began participating in outdoor sports, they needed a
more practical and casual wardrobe. The combination of skirt and shirtwaist (blouse) was
born to meet these changing needs of the early 20th-century American woman.
A typical design motif of the period is included, along with instructions for optional
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