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Boy's evzone costume in nine parts

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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...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Chatwin

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes