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Boy's black velvet suit

2009.16.2 (RS110793)

Description

Boy's black velvet suit. Includes black velvet jacket and knickers, cotton vest. Worn by boys in Caragianes family, Nicholas (b.1919), James (1921-1993), Angelo (b.1924).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920s
Later worn by Clay and James Caragianes, the donors' sons, in 1980s
Material
cotton (textile)
mother of pearl
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
mother of pearl
Suit
suits (main garments)
velvet (fabric weave)
People and organizations
Caragianes, Angelo, 1924-
Caragianes, Clay
Caragianes, James
Caragianes, James, 1921-1993
Caragianes, Nicholas, 1919-
Dimensions
12 1/2 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.16.2
Credit Line
Gift of William J. and Valerie S. Caragianes
GUSN
174470

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