TENNIS OUTFIT: Pattern 1371: Young Lady's Blouse & Pattern 1372: Young Lady's Skirt (1891)

Anyone for tennis? Then join a set of doubles, 1891 style! This skillful illustration shows Patterns 1371 & 1372 in action, front and back views. Issued in 1891, these patterns reflect the increasing interest in sports, particularly for women, during the 1890s.

This postcard is A5 in size (148 x 210mm), printed on quality 350gsm card with a glossy finish. The reverse side is printed with a pattern description.

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