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An irl red riding hood, ca 1770’s-90’s United States (Lexington, Massachusetts), MFA Boston

An irl red riding hood, ca 1770’s-90’s United States (Lexington, Massachusetts), MFA Boston

Riding habit, 1920’s, McCord Museum

Remember the riding habit from the 1860’s I posted not too long ago?  The one with the skirt that was actually longer than that of a normal day skirt?  Well, this is what riding habits had turned into by the 1910’s just a few decades later.

Riding habit, 1920’s, McCord Museum

Remember the riding habit from the 1860’s I posted not too long ago?  The one with the skirt that was actually longer than that of a normal day skirt?  Well, this is what riding habits had turned into by the 1910’s just a few decades later.

Riding habit, 1886-89, McCord Museum
(Left) Riding habit, ca 1830 United States, Museum of the City of New York
If you’re curious, the one on the right is an American bicycling jacket from the 1890’s.

(Left) Riding habit, ca 1830 United States, Museum of the City of New York

If you’re curious, the one on the right is an American bicycling jacket from the 1890’s.

Walking dress and academic-style riding habit, 1837 United Kingdom, Modes de Paris

Walking dress and academic-style riding habit, 1837 United Kingdom, Modes de Paris

Riding habit and day dresses for women and young girls, 1863 France, Journal des Demoiselles

Riding habit and day dresses for women and young girls, 1863 France, Journal des Demoiselles

Riding habit and day dress, 1872 US, Mme Demorest’s Mirror of Fashions

Riding habit and day dress, 1872 US, Mme Demorest’s Mirror of Fashions

Fashion plate, 1862 US, Godey’s Lady’s Book
Riding habit, 1868-70’s, Karen Augusta Antique Lace & Fashion

Riding habit, 1868-70’s, Karen Augusta Antique Lace & Fashion

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