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Boy's coat and cap

Boy's coat and cap

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tailored tweed with a rayon lining which covers a gauze internal structure.

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased

  • Museum number:

    B.1211:1-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Date

1930s (made)

Materials and Techniques

Tailored tweed with a rayon lining which covers a gauze internal structure.

Marks and inscriptions

Rowes

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

Boy's coat and cap; English, 1930s

Production Note

Made by: Rowe of Bond Street
England

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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