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Question: How did German women dress in the 1800s!?
specifically Kathe Kollwitz!. thanks!.Www@QuestionHome@Com


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In the time the Germans call "die Gr├╝nderjahre" (= the founding years) most women wore what you could see in the fim "Titanic"!.For the wealthy women it was long, bell-shaped skirts, bustles, trains even in "morning clothes", lower class women would wear long skirts, blouses and aprons!.
Increasingly fashionable were so-called "reform clothes", "reasonable", unadorned dresses which were worn without a corsett!.
Since Kollwitz was married to a physician and an active woman she probably would have worn those!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Here is a work of her art and you can try to make out the attire in the image!.!.!.
http://cfs3!.tistory!.com/upload_control/d!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com