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Bloomers - Apricot, Knitted Object Reg. No: SH 890424

Summary:
Woman's apricot lacy knitted bloomers, synthetic. Collected from Steinberg's Drapery, 140-142 Elgin Street, Carlton.

The Steinberg Drapery Collection was donated to Museum Victoria in 1989-1990 by Phyllis Steinberg and her son Myer Steinberg. It comprises 162 objects, mostly women's and children's clothing, including stockings, socks, shirts, bathing costumes, brassieres, girdles and fabric remnants. The oldest date from the 1930s. They were collected by Museum Victoria on closure of the store.
Description:
Woman's apricot lacy knitted bloomers. Garment has a knitted waist band and bands at leg openings. Narrow elastic through waist. Gusset knitted separately in finer knit and sewn in. Manufactured from synthetic (acrylic). Size 'W'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Phyllis Steinberg, 1989
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 29 cm (Width), 47 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: retailing
Themes this item is part of: Steinberg Drapery Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection
Primary Classification: CLOTHING
Secondary Classification: Female
Tertiary Classification: underwear
Inscriptions: Tag inside in red lettering: 'W'.
Place & Date Collected: Steinberg Drapery, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1989

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