Sailor Suit For Boy Of Six Or Seven Years Of Age

Unknown1 August 1870

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum
London, United Kingdom

Paper pattern for a young boy's sailor suit. One one side engravings of costumes and accessories for women and children, and of men's dress shirt. There is also a set of elaborate initials for white embroidery and a pattern for 'Point Lace', to be made with woven braids (73 engravings in all). Brief descriptions are printed at the bottom of the page.

On the other side, 'Full-size pattern of a sailor suit for A Little Boy six or seven years old'. Printed across this is a listof costume accessories and laces that can be purchased from 'The Young Ladies' Journal'.


  • Title: Sailor Suit For Boy Of Six Or Seven Years Of Age
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1 August 1870
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 57.5 cm, Width: 121 cm
  • Provenance: Given by Mrs E. M. King
  • Medium: Printed paper

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