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Colchester Historeum


Accession number: 10.5495
Category: Underwear
Object type: Split
Date: before 2010
Materials: Cotton and lace
Measurements: 70 cm L x 64 cm W

Bloomers made from two large pieces of fine cotton. Each leg and body made separately and flat seamed. Two pieces joined at front from waist to 11 cm down , back open to crotch gusset 60 cm down. Casing at waist with drawstring cord tie. Leg openings decorated with 5 cm lace. Five pin tucks above lace.

History of Use:

Obtained from Maragret and Charles Fraser of Truro, parents of Sharon Fraser Fotheringham.

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