A boy's suit consisting of a jacket and trousers made from a mottled grey woollen material. The trousers are lined with flour bags.
During the depression of the 1930's very few families had money to buy new clothes. Clothes were mended and recycled and material cut from flour sacks and blankets.
Note: this boy's suit is for 'eyes only' as the wool fabric is thinning, not suitable for wearing- see below for boy's suits that are able to be tried on
maximum dimension: 20th Century replica
subject area: Social Science, Technology
subject themes: Clothing, Fashion, Children, Textile, Depression, History
handling collection number: HC174
Why not get your hands on these boy's suits - these are able to be tried on/worn :