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Child's Two Piece Suit

Description

A child's two piece jacket and pants suit of white cotton printed with brown diamond -motif diagonal stripes; round piped neck; 8 shell buttons in center front placket; white braid on either side of placket; braid appliqued above hem; button at center back and side seams for belt; matching belt edged all around with braid; 3 buttonholes to attach to jacket; button closure. Matching knee-length pants have side pockets; 6 button holes in waistband; braid appliqued above hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1862
Inscriptions
See Provenance.
Material
appliqué (technique)
braiding
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Boys' Clothing
Braided
braiding
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Striped
stripes
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Transfer Printed
People and organizations
Samuel Crocker Bennett
Accession Number
1993.187
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11485

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