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Child's ensemble

Boy's ensemble in two parts (coat)

Designed by Rowes of Bond Street (English)


Coat: Center back: 58.4 cm (23 in.) Pants: Overall (inseam): 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Coat: Wool twill with silk vetvet; silk satin lining; plastic buttons. Pants: Wool twill; cotton twill lining; metal zipper.

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Boy’s blue double-breasted knee-length coat with six buttons and two pockets with flaps on the front. The collar is inset with velvet and the back of the coat has a box pleat and half belt with two buttons at center back. The coat’s blue/black lining has two more buttons. Label: “Rowes/of Bond Street/Made in England.” Boy’s blue pants with off-white lining. Pants close by a zipper at the left side and flare at the ankle to cover shoes with a stirrup at the hem of each leg. Label: “Rowes/of Bond Street/Made in England.”


Purchased by donor in the 1950s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch