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2-Piece Suit

Description

White ribbed linen; collarless; concealed button closure; right side closes over left at an angle; embroidered band of flowers in blue, white, and red (faded) around placket with red piping on edges; long sleeves gathered at shoulder; cuffs piped in red, and embroidered with red and blue knots; broad self belt with loops and button closure; band collar dickey piped and embroidered like cuffs; 6 buttons to fasten to jacket; button closure and hook and eye in back of collar, twill tape ties at hem. Matching shirts have side pockets, 6 button holes in waistband.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1870
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
linen (material)
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Accession Number
1993.191
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11494

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