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2-Piece Suit

Description

White linen; band collar; double-breasted flap front with 4 pairs of buttons and hook and eye close on left shoulder; slash chest pocket at left; hip length self belt with loop and button close; long sleeves pleated at shoulders and cuff; 2-button cuffs with loops; embroidered insignia on left sleeve (Crown/ star/ 2 stripes). Matching knickers have side pockets; 6 buttonholes in waistband; back of waistband rises higher than front; open crotch; elasticized hems.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1929
Inscriptions
Blue on white woven label inside collar: ""Best & Co./ New York""
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Crown
crowns (headdresses)
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
linen (material)
machine-made
Star
stars
stitching
Stripe
stripes
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Accession Number
1993.189
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11492

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