1917. This type of child's outfit was very popular in the early 20th century. At that time, every young lad of a certain social standing had to have one something like it. Although boys had previously worn long dresses, they were now wearing short pants known as knickers, which were easier to wear when learning to walk. White was particularly prized as a colour; it signified the purity of the soul.

1917. This type of child's outfit was very popular in the early 20th century. At that time, every young lad of a certain social standing had to have one something like it. Although boys had previously worn long dresses, they were now wearing short pants known as knickers, which were easier to wear when learning to walk. White was particularly prized as a colour; it signified the purity of the soul.

Dress Date: 1905 Culture: European Medium: cotton Accession Number: C.I.56.62

Dress Date: 1905 Culture: European Medium: cotton Accession Number: C.I.56.62

Captains Frock 1795 - 1812  Shown here is a Naval Captains Dress frock of over 3 years seniorty.  Made from superfine wool with gold lace. A copy of the  original in the National Maritime Museum.

Captains Frock 1795 - 1812 Shown here is a Naval Captains Dress frock of over 3 years seniorty. Made from superfine wool with gold lace. A copy of the original in the National Maritime Museum.

Dress, girl's, off-white cotton, heavy peacock-tail style off-white embroidery, c. 1910 | Museum Online Collections | Wisconsin Historical S...

Dress, girl's, off-white cotton, heavy peacock-tail style off-white embroidery, c. 1910 | Museum Online Collections | Wisconsin Historical S...

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