Victorian 1800s Mode Illustree 1897 magazine and large sewing patterns sheets including cycling clothes

DSCF0284DSCF0286 DSCF0285 DSCF0287 DSCF0288 DSCF0289 DSCF0290 DSCF0291 DSCF0292 DSCF0293 DSCF0294This fantastic large vintage sewing pattern sheet was published in March 1897 by Mode Illustree in Paris France and was a supplement to The magazine. The pattern sheet of many lines gives layouts and instructions for a number of garments including a dress with a cape; a dress decorated with Galons and with dickey in Tartan; a dress with open jacket and soutache embroidery;a mantelet with elaborate frills.

On the reverse side are diagrams for Costume de Bicyclette or cycling trousers to be worn under a special skirt and blouse.The garments were usually illustrated in the magazine-see pictures!

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