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Colchester Historeum


Accession number: 2015.172.1
Category: Outerwear
Object type: Infant
Date: 1904 – 1905
Materials: Corduroy, lace, sateen, plastic, lace
Measurements: 87 cm L x 26 cm W26cm underarms 56cm at bottom 8cm wide embroidered edge 18cm corduroy layer
Description: Cream coloured infant carriage coat in corduroy. Two buttons on bodice. Ribbon ties on collar. Two of fabric gathered into collar - layer one has a machine embroidered edge. Second layer corduroy trimmed with three bands of machine made tape. Lined with a cream sateen.
History of Use: Infant carriage coat belonged to John Burges Calkin, grandson of J.B. Calkin, Principle of the Normal School (1904-1959).