beth asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

what types of clothes did people wear for sports and work in the early 19 century ?

evolution of clothes to what it is now

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  • 1 decade ago
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    So far as sports are concerned, their normal clothes. There really wasn't any organised sport as we know it until the end of the 19th century and certainly not the mania for 'sports wear' that we have today. The few exceptions to this, in the UK, were horse racing when jockeys would have worn some kind of colours, as they wear 'silks' today, cricket which was developing and played mainly by gentlemen in shirts and trousers, and boxing/wrestling where they merely stripped down to their trousers.

    So far as work clothes were concerned, again there wasn't the differentiation that we have today between work/leisure/sports clothes. They may have had one change of 'best' clothes for going to church in on Sunday. Men may have worn leather aprons if they were, say, blacksmithing and possibly nothing if they were involved in something hot and dirty like coal mining. Agricultural workers tended to wear an overall 'smock', a bit like a dress.

  • 4 years ago

    clothing for many Indians replaced into straight forward and untailored. men commonly wore little better than a broadcloth dhoti, worn as a unfastened loincloth, or, in factors of the south and east, the tighter wrap-around lungi. In the two instances the physique remains bare above the waist, different than in cooler climate, whilst a headscarf additionally could be worn, or in warm climate, whilst the pinnacle could be risk-free by using a turban. bigger-caste men could positioned on a shirt of Western type. Muslims and Sikhs, have been at risk of positioned on adapted clothing, alongside with somewhat some styles of trousers and jackets. maximum Indian women human beings wore saris and short blouses. maximum Indians did not positioned on footwear yet each and every each and every now and then sandals.

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