Object Name: fancy dress suit
Accession Number: 1952.58/4
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Ace of Clubs fancy costume for a boy of about 8
Jacket : Red cotton, open down front, fasening with hooks and eyes. Long sleeves. Neck, front opening, hem and cuffs trimmed with yellow bands on which black clubs ar appliqued. Belt to match.
Knickers/shorts : Black satin. Three button, concealed front fastening. Four metal buttons at front waist, two buttons at CB.
Cape : Black satin, lined with red cotton, fastening with two press stud fastners either side neck CF. Stiffened collar. Lower end sewn back to show lining at front.
Cap : Black satin with net lning. Turned up and stiffened brim. Red cotton with clubs in applique of black cotton.
Neck frill : Spotted net, pleated and mounted on narrow central tape, fastening with single hook and eye.
Height: 19.5 ins
Type: Neck frill