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Child's suit

Boy's black collarless jacket with three buttons down front and two more on each cuff with a pocket on either side and an additional pocket on the upper left side. The jacket is lined in black in the body and tan in the sleeves. Label: "Brooks Brothers/Established 1818."


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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch


Reproduced with permission.

Boy's suit in two parts (shorts and jacket)

American, 1950s


Shorts: Overall (inseam): 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.) Jacket: Center back: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Shorts: Wool twill with cotton twill lining, metal zipper. Jacket: Wool twill with silk twill lining, plastic buttons.


Textiles and Fashion Arts