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Boy's coat, belt and cap (belt)

American or Western European
1880–1900


Object Place: U.S.A. or Europe

Dimensions

3.5 x 87 cm (1 3/8 x 34 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: Coat: 58.0 cm, cap: 21.0 cm

Accession Number

65.892b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and braid

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Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark brown velvet with light brown narrow braid applied in scrolling designs to central places next to opening edges. Coat and belt lined with light brown glazed cotton.
(a) Coat, flared, with a diagonal front opening, no collar. White buttons, of which 8 are missing.
(b) Belt, ends curved, fastened with a button.
(c) Hat, no brim, oval-shaped crown. Grosgrain ribbon hanging from the back. Lined with black ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guyford Stever