Cotton combinations


About this object

Like trousers, combinations were referred to as a ‘pair’ although they were a single garment. They were literally a combination of the camisole and the drawers, with a buttoned flap at the back to allow the wearer to use the lavatory without taking them off. Emily Tinne had several pairs, including fine machine-knitted examples from the 1930s.
  • Date
    1910 - 1920
  • Maker
  • Materials
  • Credit line
    Presented by Dr. Alexine Tinne, 1967
  • Location
    Walker Art Gallery,
  • Place made
  • Measurements
    110 cm
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections
Object view = Decorative Arts
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