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Boy's suit, skeleton

1820-1835
Origin: America, Massachusetts (possibly)
OL: 30"; Inseam: 12"
Brown tabby silk with metal buttons & cotton lining.
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1993-67
Boy's brown silk one-piece suit. Bodice consists of long-sleeve, collarless jacket attached to white cotton under bodice. Metal button trim from shoulders down fronts of jacket. Long, full trousers gathered to under-bodice. Welt pocket set on slant in right front. Back has center buttoned opening and buttoned drop seat. Welted vent opening in crotch. Fully lined with white cotton. Sleeves have button-trimmed stitched-down shaped cuffs.
Provenance:According to vendor, suit came out of a house in Massachusetts.