Military Uniform | Metropolitan Museum | c. 1916-1918

The Women’s Motor Corps of America provided a way for women to  participate in the First World War. Taking advantage of the advent of  the automobile, women volunteered as drivers and provided transport  services at home and abroad. This ensemble, with its Sam Brown belt and  leather leggings, emulates the composition of the men’s uniform at the  time.

Military Uniform | Metropolitan Museum | c. 1916-1918

The Women’s Motor Corps of America provided a way for women to participate in the First World War. Taking advantage of the advent of the automobile, women volunteered as drivers and provided transport services at home and abroad. This ensemble, with its Sam Brown belt and leather leggings, emulates the composition of the men’s uniform at the time.