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Picture No 10499590
Date February 1911
Description Harem trousers replace the hobble skirt
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From fetters to freedom: the hygienic harem replaces the horrible hobble skirt. Four radical designs from New York and Paris. The Tatler applauded this innovation in female attire, "Although the innovation is startling, we entirely approve the tendency to allow women to exercise their limbs to the full with freedom and decency."
Source Unattributed photographs in The Tatler, 22nd February 1911 page 89.
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10499590 - From fetters to freedom: the hygienic harem replaces the horrible hobble skirt. Four radical designs from New York and Paris. The Tatler applauded this innovation in female attire,

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