In the past, did women in prison wear pants or dresses
In the past, women almost always wore dresses in prisons as well as in every walk of life. Prison uniforms are a relatively modern invention, with most of them only becoming widespread within Europe during the Victorian Era. Before this, prisoners just wore the clothes they owned before their imprisonment and were not given any type of uniform. In short, women in the past wore dresses in prison, with trousers only becoming popular in the post-war period of the 1950s and 60s.