Child's sweater

English
1940s
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.) Costume: 24 1/2 in. (62.2 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1399

Medium or Technique

Wool knit with wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeve off-white child’s cardigan with three white buttons down center front, turned back cuffs, and a narrow band of embroidery with green grass, pink and blue flowers, and a pink and brown dog. Two interior labels: “CC41/M.F.F./Milson/16” REGD.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf