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Boy's suit in two pieces (jacket and long breeches)

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Boy's dimity suit of jacket and long breeches with printed cotton trim and button covers; cotton printed in rose bud pattern on white and brown ground with red and black rope. Jacket (a) with square cut lapels and right front button placket edged with band of cotton print; at center front, row...

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Inherited by Misses Aimee and Rosamund Lamb; Gift to the MFA, 1951

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, late 18th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


35 x 40 cm (13 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen warp and cotton weft ribbed plain weave (dimity), printed cotton plain weave trim and button covering (unknown button core), linen plain weave lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts