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Boy's coat, belt and cap (belt)

American or Western European

Object Place: U.S.A. or Europe


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


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and braid

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Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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