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Tennis Dress

Adoption Number: 1960M19

1900 – 1912

Women were taking an increasing interest in sport by the early 20th century. This led to special clothes being designed for particular activities. Lawn Tennis was still a relatively sedate occupation at this time, and ladies' tennis wear mirrored the current fashions.

Suggested donation: £40.00

Tennis Dress

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