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Re: Side-Saddle

June 28 2005 at 1:52 PM
michaela  (no login)


Response to Side-Saddle

 

It didn't have anything to do with fashion or impracticality. It was a case of impropriety. Women were forbidden to sit astride a horse. We were not supposed to appear to have legs, which is why the fashion of the long dress. No legs, no straddling a horse.

 
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