Turkish trousers c. Girls also wore Turkish trousers (known earlier in England asrationals) or wide legged trousers gathered into a cuff at the knee. These trousers were worn for activities like cycling, gymnastics, tennis, and leisure activities.
Gym suit, USA, The Museum at FIT. Women of the late nineteenth century often wore garments with full “bloomer” trousers for gym exercise or calisthenics, which was part of the curriculum at many women’s educational institutions.
Bloomer costume: Turkish bloomers are what were worn under dresses by some girls. They were shunned for their name. Along with this was a shorter torso. Women were starting to get less restrictive dress.