Child's Two Piece Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1862

GUSN

GUSN-11485

Description

A child's two piece jacket and pants suit of white cotton printed with brown diamond -motif diagonal stripes; round piped neck; 8 shell buttons in center front placket; white braid on either side of placket; braid appliqued above hem; button at center back and side seams for belt; matching belt edged all around with braid; 3 buttonholes to attach to jacket; button closure. Matching knee-length pants have side pockets; 6 button holes in waistband; braid appliqued above hem.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
appliqué (technique)
braiding
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
geometric patterns
stripes
Boys' Clothing
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Appliqued
Braided
Striped
Geometric
SUIT

Inscription

See Provenance.

People and Organizations

Samuel Crocker Bennett

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.187