Boy's black velvet suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1920s

GUSN

GUSN-174469

Description

Boy's black velvet suit. Includes black velvet jacket with front snap closures and velvet overalls with a white silk ruffled shirt. Worn by boys in Caragianes family, Nicholas (b.1919), James (1921-1993), Angelo (b.1924).

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
cotton (textile)
mother of pearl
Suit

Additional Identification Number

28.1
729

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

12 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William J. and Valerie S. Caragianes

Accession Number

2009.16.1

Date

1920s (Later worn by Clay and James Caragianes, the donors' sons, in the 1980s)