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Knight's Costume

Description

Tunic (.1) - 3/4 length; green & white w/ appliqued (glued) lions; 2 patch pockets at back; pullover style; open along sides & sleeves. Undertunic (.2) - red cotton flannel pullover; long sleeves; standing collar. Dickie (.3) - Silver lame' (tarnished) w/ red tie & pinwheel style pin w/ blue enamel & gold filigree (imitating chain mail). Socks (.4 A-B) - knitted cotton; A=lime green; B=white; green stocking is slightly smaller than white one. Shoes (.5 A-B) - pair of tan leather shoes; pointed tie; elastic inserts at sides & ankle; heel tab for pulling shoe onto foot.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
1. Stamped on sole of shoe: ""8-1/2"" ""HOLDEN'S"" 2. Printed in circle on socks: ""EXTRA SPLICED/ HEEL & TOE/ 4/ GERMANY"" and ""REAL MACO""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
flannel
lamé (textile)
machine-made
silver (metal)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
costumes (character dress)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
ENSEMBLE
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Flannel
flannel
Hand Stitched
lamé (textile)
machine-made
silver (metal)
Silver Lame'
stitching
Accession Number
1969.7154.1-5
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13566
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