2-Piece Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1920-1929

GUSN

GUSN-11492

Description

White linen; band collar; double-breasted flap front with 4 pairs of buttons and hook and eye close on left shoulder; slash chest pocket at left; hip length self belt with loop and button close; long sleeves pleated at shoulders and cuff; 2-button cuffs with loops; embroidered insignia on left sleeve (Crown/ star/ 2 stripes). Matching knickers have side pockets; 6 buttonholes in waistband; back of waistband rises higher than front; open crotch; elasticized hems.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
crowns (headdresses)
stars
stripes
Boys' Clothing
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Crown
Star
Stripe
SUIT

Inscription

Blue on white woven label inside collar: ""Best & Co./ New York""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.189

Places

New York state (United States)