T.15 to B-1944 Boy’s suit, dress, trousers and collar of grey-brown hair-striped cotton trimed with brown braid, made in England, ca. 1835
Boy’s suit comprising a dress, trousers and collar of pale grey-brown hair-striped cotton trimmed with brown braid in a hussar style. The trousers have a white cotton bodice, and there are additional sleeves attached to the collar.
From the donor’s letter on the file: “…worn by the Revd. J H Wilkinson, born 1828…. It was given to me by his daughter, who tells me that even the ribbon on the tippet has not been renewed.”
Image reference: 2008BT9656
Image credit: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London