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Boy's coat, belt and cap (belt)

Dark brown velvet with light brown narrow braid applied in scrolling designs to central places next to opening edges. Coat and belt lined with light brown glazed cotton. (a) Coat, flared, with a diagonal front opening, no collar. White buttons, of which 8 are missing. (b) Belt, ends curved,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Guyford Stever

American or Western European, 1880–1900

Object Place

U.S.A. or Europe

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and braid


Textiles and Fashion Arts