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Skeleton Suit

ca. 1800-1805 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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

  • Skeleton Suit Jacket
  • Skeleton Suit Trousers
Materials and Techniques
Nankeen
Brief Description
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
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.
Dimensions
  • Jacket height: 410mm (Note: Measured flat)
  • Jacket width: 450mm (Note: Measured flat)
  • Jacket depth: 30mm (Note: Measured flat)
  • Trousers height: 600mm (Note: Measured flat)
  • Trousers width: 445mm (Note: Measured flat)
  • Trousers depth: 30mm (Note: Measured flat)
Credit line
Given by Miss E. Marian Adeney
Object history
"The first suit of my grandfather born 1796" (letter of donor Miss E Marian Adeney)
Collection
Accession Number
T.165&A-1915

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record createdJuly 1, 2009
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