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Daughters of the American Revolution
American Red Cross Motor Corps Uniform: Skirt Suit, 1917-18. Wool twill, wool chevrons, metal buttons; cotton shirt. Suit label: Best & Co., New York. The Motor Corps volunteers could elect to wear breeches under the skirts of their suits, but some, according to surviving photos, wore breeches without the proper skirts over them. The wearer of this skirt suit apparently chose to wear only the skirt, as it lacks breeches. Motor corps volunteers, over 12,000 strong and almost entirely women, ...
Suit, circa 1910-1915. Dark green wool jacket and skirt. Wooden buttons down front and on cuffs. Slit on each side/front of jacket with buttons dotted each side. Permanently attached belt with loops. Two shallow front pockets. Silk lining in blue and white vine design; natural fur collar. Diamond design embroidered on jacket back. Built-in discs on front of jacket to drape well. Unlined, matching skirt with two front pockets. Via SassySisterVintage/etsy.