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Boy's evzone costume

Greek
1920–25


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

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

2003.322.1-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Chatwin