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Skeleton suit

Skeleton suit

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800-1805 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nankeen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E. Marian Adeney

  • Museum number:

    T.165&A-1915

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Boy's skeleton suit of a pale yellowish cloth known as nankeen. The jacket has elbow length sleeves and a button through front, the trousers ankle length legs and a button through small fall front.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1800-1805 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Nankeen

Object history note

"The first suit of my grandfather born 1796" (letter of donor Miss E Marian Adeney)

Descriptive line

Boy's skeleton suit, jacket with elbow length sleeves and button through front, trousers with ankle length legs and button through small fall front, nankeen, made in England, ca. 1800-1805

Materials

Nankeen

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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