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Object Name Coat
Date ca. 1915
Description Toddler's coat. White cotton pique; double breasted; 3/4 length sleeves with cuffs; front closure with 2 rows of mother-of-pearl buttons; round neckline with attached capelet; embroidered scalloped edging along all edges; cloth label inside neckline: "Best & Co. / PARIS NEW YORK." A nearly identical coat is pictured in the 1915 Best & Co. catalog on page 10, where it is described as "Fine quality pique cape Coat, hand-embroidered scallop finishes cape and cuffs. Sizes, 6 months to 2 years." The price is $3.75.
(Keywords: Fashion, Children's Clothing, Early Twentieth Century)
Acquisition From Mr. and Mrs. Vasa K. Bracher
Ownership and History
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1920
Subjects Clothing & dress
Children
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Catalog Number C01.4813
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by The Coby Foundation, 2009.
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