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Boy's suit

Fourth quarter 19th century
Maker A. Shuman & Co.

Object Place: USA


41.5 cm (16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, cotton; twill, sateen

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



(a) short jacket open down front with single hook and eye at front of high round neck, trimmed with black silk braid and cord arranged in tabs on sides of front opening and sleeves, slit pocket in left front, lined with black cotton sateen, sleeves lined with printed sateen, label in neck: A Shuman and Co., Boston; (b) knee length breeches of same material, with four buttons above knee and finished with silk tape bows.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan