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Boy's evzone costume


Object Place: Greece


Jacket: 12.5 x 116.8 cm (4 15/16 x 46 in.); Shirt: 64.1 x 100.3 cm (25.25 x 39.5 in.); Skirt: 88.9 x 35.6 cm (35 x 14 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton velvet, cotton plain weave, wool felt, knitted silk, silk and metallic braid

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Blue cotton velvet jacket embroidered with silver metallic cord with brass buttons; lined in red silk and white cotton(?) with hanging sleeves. White cotton shirt with pin-tuck front and full sleeves gathered at shoulder. White cotton gathered skirt. Belt of blue, gold and white metallic ribbon with fringe. Blue and white garters of knitted and braided silk with mother of pearl buttons. Red leather shoes trimmed with black patent leather and brown woolen pompoms. Red felt hat with black silk tassle.


Inherited from Gertrude Laughlin Chanler by Oliver Chanler; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Chatwin