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Breeching (boys)


Breeching was the occasion when a small boy was first dressed in breeches or trousers. From the mid-16th century until the late 19th or early 20th century, young boys in the Western world were unbre...

Why did boys wear dresses - Post-war Years


Mar 6, 2009 ... 2) Why for about five centuries did boys wear dresses. ... The unidentified boy here, we think in the 1870s, wears a plain dress, we think with a petticoat. ... a few boys in dresses until after World War I. After the War, however, ...

My Son's Christmas Dress | Raising My Rainbow


Dec 18, 2012 ... If There Were Ever A Day To “Let Kids Be Kids” It Would Be Today ...... wear petticoats; male Kathakali actors in India wear petticoats; Fijian ...

Julian Eltinge: The Female Impersonator As A Young Boy


Sep 2, 2015 ... ... dresses or petticoats until they were about five years old, when boys were put into trousers.” And “Little boys and girls wore dresses made in basically the same manner ... And bringing this to relevance today, did you happen to see the ... up to be a world famous female impersonator and stage, vaudeville, ...

A Short History of Petticoat Discipline


Petticoat discipline for keeping boys in line is a broad term, which encompasses ... Sometimes if in this kind of clothing, or if under full petticoating, the victim would ... which is still being published today, although sadly it no longer seems very ...

foot talk: Petticoat Discipline and Mary Janes


Dec 22, 2005 ... ... to the First World War it was the custom to dress little boys and girls ... The practice was referred to as Petticoat Discipline and sometimes ... Today strap shoes have their equivalent in "T"-strap shoes or double-bar sandals.

Has any man ever undergone real 'petticoat punishment/discipline ...


Jan 1, 2015 ... Has any man ever undergone real "petticoat punishment/discipline" or ... For much of history it was common to dress boys and girls alike. ... I know that today that would be considered child abuse, but that was a different time.

1000+ ideas about Petticoats on Pinterest | 18th Century, Silk and ...


Find and save ideas about Petticoats on Pinterest, the world's catalog of ideas. ... Petti Pictures--Formal Slips and Petticoats I want to wear this very pretty gown ...... Looking for stuff like this to buy/sell Summer 2015 @urchinvintage Boy, they .... Learn 20 fun facts about vintage lingerie from the 1700s to today uncovered at ...

Embarrassing Moments--Dale - Petticoat Pond


She said, "I have had just about enough from you today! ... No boy would ever want to wear a dress, so I think it would be an ideal form of punishment." My mom  ...

Fairies, both good and evil, in Irish traditional music and song


Jan 28, 2013 ... Belief in the fairy world or a sphere of existence parallel to that of the mortals was ... Boy in petticoat, Inis Meáin, County Galway, 1930.

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History of Children's Clothing - Fashion History - LoveToKnow


Little boys wore petticoat outfits until they reached at least age four through seven , ... dresses were also ornately trimmed with embroidery and lace, today such .... interchangeably for both young boys' and girls' clothing until after World War II, ...

Eve's Rib: December 2012


Dec 21, 2012 ... We all know dress-wearing boys, whether pansy or not, who have been .... a boy in today's world is wearing lovely petticoats under your dress ...

BBC Schools - Boys' clothes


Jan 27, 2014 ... ... the clothes that boys wore in the early 1900s and during World War One. ... Boys wore petticoats or dresses, like their sisters, until they were ...