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Description

Teal blue twill with white silk ribbon trim; Elizabethan style. Cape (.1) shoulder cape with turned collar; white cotton lining; straight pin at neck; white silk tutu around collar, front and hem. Bodice/Jacket (.2) - turned collar; bishop's sleeves; peplum; white cotton lining; white silk ribbon at center front and hem; hook and eye closure. Breeches (.3) - no waistband; button fly front; decorative "slits" reveal white lining - as seen on 16th c. costume - white silk ribbon around leg, with bow and buckle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Stamped on buckle of breeches: ""T. C."" Note in file wrapped in brown paper marked ""Pater's New Bedford Costume.""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Cambric
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Elizabethan
Elizabethan Revival
ENSEMBLE
entertaining
Entertainment
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Hand Stitched
stitching
suits (main garments)
twill
Twill
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7143.1-3
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13370
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Title Waistcoat Accession number 1969.7142.3 Notes 1969.7142.3 WAISTCOAT Relationship Similar item
Title Breeches Accession number 1969.7142.4 Notes 1969.7142.4 BREECHES Relationship Similar item
Title Collar Accession number 1969.7142.5 Notes 1969.7142.5 COLLAR Relationship Similar item
Title Mask Accession number 1969.7142.6 Notes 1969.7142.6 MASK Relationship Similar item

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