2-Piece Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-11494

Description

White ribbed linen; collarless; concealed button closure; right side closes over left at an angle; embroidered band of flowers in blue, white, and red (faded) around placket with red piping on edges; long sleeves gathered at shoulder; cuffs piped in red, and embroidered with red and blue knots; broad self belt with loops and button closure; band collar dickey piped and embroidered like cuffs; 6 buttons to fasten to jacket; button closure and hook and eye in back of collar, twill tape ties at hem. Matching shirts have side pockets, 6 button holes in waistband.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
embroidering
linen (material)
floral patterns
Boys' Clothing
Embroidered
Floral
SUIT

Additional Identification Number

WHS 92-70

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.191