Young girls who work for dressmakers celebrate St. Catherine's Day, patron saint of Old Maids. Paris. France.
Item title reads - FRANCE Old maids' day in Paris. Jolly Midinettes, from great dressmaking establishments, celebrate Good St. Catherine's Day - patron saint of "the old maids." France.
M/S of young women dressed in white sailor suits and hats. M/S of a group of girls dressed as Pirouette, two girls kiss each other and laugh. M/S of girls in shiny top hats and costumes with skirts that stick out in puffball style. They start to kick their legs in a line, a row of men in shiny top hats dance behind them, they take a bow. M/S of women walking around in a circle, they have a man trapped in the middle, they continue to walk around holding hands but he eventually breaks the circle.