Black taffeta jacket and skirt suit with tasselled tie at back, 1915

This jacket and skirt belonged to Mrs Jamima Udy. During the 1910s the richly decorated fashions gave way to plainer garments that reflected the impact of the First World War. Skirts worn with a blouse and jacket became a popular alternative to a dress.


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Garment type: Jacket, skirt
Features: The jacket is tied at the back with a tassled belt.
Colour: Black
Date: Circa 1915