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Child's ensemble in three parts (skirt, shirt, undershirt)

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Girl's green, red, brown and blue plaid pleated skirt that zips in back with two internal hook and eye closures and inner waistband with six button holes. Girl's short-sleeved shirt in green, red, brown and blue plaid with green piping at rounded collar, sleeves and hem with a zipper at the...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

Girl's skirt and top

English, 1950s

Dimensions

Center back (skirt): 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.) Center back (shirt): 38.1 cm (15 in.) Center back (undershirt): 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2001.1-3

Medium or Technique

Skirt and shirt: Wool twill plaid with metal zipper. Undershirt: Cotton plain weave with satin stripes, mother-of-pearl buttons.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes