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Navy Blue Wool Gymsuit of F. Stager

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Front View of Navy Blue Wool Gymsuit

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC9999002

Title

Navy Blue Wool Gymsuit of F. Stager

Description

Navy blue wool gymsuit; courtesy of Special Collections, Vassar College Library. Bodice: Navy blue wool (serge?); waistband of black cotton sateen; four rows of black wool braid on collar; three rows of black wool braid on cuffs; neckline and arms-eye finished with cotton sateen bias tape; four 3/8 inch black buttons on center front placate; 8 1/2 inch black buttons on waistband; 2 black metal hooks and bars on each cuff. Middy blouse; square sailor collar; 3 pleats in each shoulder; full front torso; puffed long sleeve; gathered into cuff at sleeve hem; 4 pleats in each side sewn into waistband; small box pleat at center back waist. Bloomers: Navy blue wool (serge?); dark green wool braiding at waist (4 horizontal lines) at intersection with 9 button holes; black cotton waist band; sateen and twill (under); 2 metallic snaps at right side seam and metal hook and bar; sateen at side seam opening (black); low (knee-length) crotch with diamond-shape crotch piece; 18 pleats at waist going in toward center seam; gathering at hem with unoriginal elastic; one box pleat wraps around side seam.

Date

1905-1910

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

43 inches (chest), 27 inches (waist), 18.5 inches (center front length), 16.25 inches (center back length), other measurements: Across back shoulders: 14.25 inches

Medium

cotton
metal
plastic
wool

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

United States

Temporal Coverage

1900s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC9999002

Color Main

navy blue

Dimensions Chest

43

Dimensions Waist

27

Dimensions CF Length

18.5

Dimensions CB Length

16.25

Dimensions Other

Across back shoulders: 14.25 inches

Dimensions All

43 inches (chest), 27 inches (waist), 18.5 inches (center front length), 16.25 inches (center back length), other measurements: Across back shoulders: 14.25 inches

Label

F. Stager

Wearer

F. Stager

Donor

F. Stager

Date Earliest

1905

Date Latest

1910

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Sport

Function

sports clothing

Exhibitions

Fashioning an Education

Condition Term

very good

Condition

Collar lining on bodice is pieced; bloomer's original elastic at hem is stretched/dead; few petite holes throughout.

Storage Location

Special Collections

Repository

Vassar College, Archives and Special Collections

Work Type

top
bloomers
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