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Coat and bonnet

Coat and bonnet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1961 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Minimode (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine stitched wool and polyester

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Patricia Ullmer

  • Museum number:

    B.95:1, 2-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This matching coat and bonnet set was made by Minimode in the early 1960s. It was worn by a girl called Karen when she was about three years old. Minimode produced good quality and stylish clothing for children from around the late 1950s. This set was bought by Karen's mother in a childrenswear shop in Harrow in 1961. Minimode still make good quality children's clothes today but their label is now produced exclusively for the High Street chain, Boots.

Physical description

Matching coat and bonnet set made for a small girl of about 3 years old.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1961 (made)


Minimode (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Machine stitched wool and polyester

Object history note

Worn by the donor's daughter, Karen Johnson, nee Ullmer

Descriptive line

Girl's coat and bonnet set in peppermint green wool, fully lined, made by Minimode c.1961 in England.


Wool; Polyester


Machine stitched


Children's clothes; Children & Childhood; Europeana Fashion Project


Museum of Childhood

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