Woman's Bicycling Suit (Bodice and Bifurcated Skirt)

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Woman's Bicycling Suit (Bodice and Bifurcated Skirt)

United States, circa 1898
Costumes; ensembles
Bodice: wool twill and wool plain weave, fulled, with cotton braid and metal buttons; Skirt: linen plain weave and linen passementerie
Center back length (Jacket): 19 3/8 in. (49.21 cm) Center back length (Skirt): 28 in. (71.12 cm)
Gift of Bullock's (M.74.24.27a-c)
Not currently on public view


  • Maeder, Edward; Evelyn Ackerman. Dressed for the Country:  1860-1900.  Los Angeles:  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1984.

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  • Blanco F., José and Patricia Hunt-Hurst, eds. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe, vol. 2, The Federal Era Through the 19th Century. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2016.