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Year Donated


Item Description

Color: Cream

Material: Middy- cotton poplin Tie- acetate plain weave

Fabric Construction/Content: Plain weave- cotton/filament

Style/Period: 1920s gym suit- typical with long bias tie

Neckline: Middy collar, faded red trim

Sleeves: Elbow length, satin, no cuffs

Waist: None

Closures: 3 small ties with slit below middy collar points

Other: Pocket, left side- patch red "O" satin stitched in center

Decorative Details: Otterbein "O" red (faded) braided trim on collar. Red tie around neck, tied in 4 inch hand knot.

Condition of Object: Faded, well worn, some greying under arms, small hole left side, rust stains on lower front but can be covered by tie

Historical Significance: Belonged to donor's mother while student at Otterbein

Estimated Time Period

Early 1920s

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