Jane Eyre project. Jane’s pantaloons

As it is well known, women in Britain didn’t wear any underwear (i.e. drawers or knickers) until the beginning of the 19th century when the very revealing neo-classical dresses made them adopt male-style pantaloons to protect their modesty. However, they were not very popular and were considered too masculine and unhygienic. By the 1830s these pantaloons […]


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