Child's coat with matching hat

Girl's coat in two parts (coat)

English
1950s
Designed by Rowes of Bond Street (English)


Dimensions

Coat: Center back: 78.7 cm (31 in.) Hat: Diameter: 228.6 mm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1998.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill with silk velvet trim; silk satin lining; plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Girl’s red double-breasted knee-length coat with Peter Pan, curved collar with velvet inset into the collar and cuffs, 6 plastic buttons along the front, and two small slit pockets. Labeled: “Rowes/ Made in England.” Red wool beret with vertical and horizontal seams, velvet covered button at the top, and tan silk lining. Labeled: “Rowes of Bond Street/ Made in England.”

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1950s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch