"Make It Yourself"

by Sarah A. Gordon

Home Sewing, Gender, and Culture, 1890–1930

Ladies' Gymnastic Costume

This gymnastic costume was very likely made from Butterick pattern #1727 or a similar design.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jacqueline Loewe Fowler Costume Collection, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 1981(1981.149.10) Image ©2006 The Metropolitan Museum of Art