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Bikes and Bloomers Pattern #4 Cycling Skirt/ Cape

Jungnickel, Katrina. 2018. Bikes and Bloomers Pattern #4 Cycling Skirt/ Cape. [Design]

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This cycling costume comes from the Bikes and Bloomers research. It is inspired by Mary and Sarah Pease’s 1896 patent #13,832. It is one of the more radical designs of the time because the skirt completely comes away from the body. A full circle skirt converts into a cape – the waistband turns into a stylish high ruche collar. A gathering ribbon secures it at the waist and collar. If made in a light fabric, the skirt/cape can be rolled up and attached to the handlebars.

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Design

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Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Date:

2018

Item ID:

25426

Date Deposited:

08 Jan 2019 16:25

Last Modified:

08 Jan 2019 16:25

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/25426

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