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Boy's Coat and Cap

1930s (made)

Boy's grey tweed coat and cap. The cap has a popper on the brim and a button at the top of the crown.


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Coat
  • Cap (Headgear)
Materials and Techniques
Tailored tweed with a rayon lining which covers a gauze internal structure.
Brief Description
Boy's coat and cap; English, 1930s
Physical Description
Boy's grey tweed coat and cap. The cap has a popper on the brim and a button at the top of the crown.
Marks and Inscriptions
Rowes
Credit line
Purchased
Object history
The vendor (a descendant of the artist John Crome) married in Cairo early in WW2. With the war & this place of residence in mind she began to collect traditional English clothes for the children she hoped to have: Dinah & Simon Prewin were born in Cairo in 1941 & 1944 respectively, and lived there for some years.
Production
Made by: Rowe of Bond Street

England
Collection
Accession Number
B.1211:1-1993

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record createdApril 19, 2000
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