High collar victorian blouse. During the early 1900s people flocked to oceanside beaches for popular seaside activities as swimming surf bathing and diving. Fashions of 1905 1906 note. Our wide selection is elegible for free shipping and free returns. Blouse is a loanword to english from french.
It was purchased for a victorian inspired costume and fell in love with it so much i purchased it in both colors. Any patterns described below are from historical sources. Select your region to enter our site. The most prominent feature of the schoolgirl was the white cotton apron often trimmed with lace.
As for the fit i was expecting it to be too small and ordered a large which i later returned because it was in fact too large. Basquine of black velvet trimmed with narrow galloon which is edged with lace. If you enjoy this website and would like it to remain open please make a donation to kate tattersall adventures. Clarification needed it possibly was brought back from their travels by french crusaders.
The descriptions are for research purposes only and they are not for sale. There were varieties of style and color in victorian and turn of the century bathing suits. Blouse means dust coat. When reading 19 th century diaries literature and magazines one might come across something like this.