Historical information

Sadie Thomas was born 29 October 1914 and spent her school years at Queen's Church of England Girls' Grammar School, becoming School Captain in the latter school years. Queen's registration number for Sadie Thomas was 223.
Sadie handmade the bloomers when she was 11 years of age.

Significance

The name bloomers is derived from Amelia Bloomer, a feminist activist in the 19th century.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Bloomer

Physical description

Navy blue fine linen hand sewn bloomers, with button hole in waist and legs for insertion of elastic or cord

Inscriptions & markings

336 11 yrs written on cream card and sewn to back of bloomers