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Dunfermline College of Physical Education gymnastic dress and bloomers, 1949

 Item
Identifier: EUA GD55/2/23/5

Dates

  • 1949

Physical Description

Bloomers: Across waist 23cms, side waist to leg 33cms, front seam waist to gusset 35cms, rear seam waist to gusset 41 cms; Dress: Across chest 44cms, neckline to waist (front and rear) 32cms, across waist 36cms, waist to hem 47cms, underarm to hem (side seam) 66cms, neckline to hem 79cms, shoulder to hem 86cms.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

2 artefacts : Chrysopase green, cotton, gymnastic dress and bloomers

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Cotton sleeveless gymnastic dress with green stitching, square neckline, pleated skirt and culotte leg openings. Zip fastening on left side, six button fastenings on the left front side with large white plastic buttons and a white belt woven of man made fibre with two hook and eye fasteners at the front and a cotton belt loop at each side.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fraying on bloomers for 3cms on rear of right leg, stitching loose or missing on inside of both legs where front and back panels meet. Some loose stitching in the base of pleats at the front. Slight yellow discolouration at the front right of the belt.
On receipt of this accession in 2001, three dry cleaning tickets were found attached under the right arm and elastic under shoulder. One showing a number, one noted care required due to the age of the garment and one printed label stating the item has been cleaned twice and all marks could not be removed.

Physical Description

Bloomers: Across waist 23cms, side waist to leg 33cms, front seam waist to gusset 35cms, rear seam waist to gusset 41 cms; Dress: Across chest 44cms, neckline to waist (front and rear) 32cms, across waist 36cms, waist to hem 47cms, underarm to hem (side seam) 66cms, neckline to hem 79cms, shoulder to hem 86cms.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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