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Ensemble

Date:
1885
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, cotton, leather, metal, wood
Dimensions:
Length at CB (a): 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) Length at CB (b): 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) (c): 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm) Length at CB (d): 16 1/4 in. (41.3 cm) (e, f): 3 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (9.5 x 15.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Rose Marie Foley, 1966
Accession Number:
2009.300.3293a–f
Not on view
The Little Lord Fauntleroy suit was a prominent style for boy's dress attire among the privileged classes. The shirt in this ensemble is particularly noteworthy, made of fine silk with an abundance of well-made machine-made lace ruffles. The shirt has been sewn in a manner that will maintain the blouson effect regardless of the child's movements.
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