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Man's Suit - clothing

From the Collection of Heathcote McIvor Historical Society 19 Herriot Street Heathcote Victoria

Description
3piece man's suit, navy blue with pale blue and grey pin stripe,wool woosted material fully lined with silk tafeta.
Size
small mens
Object Registration
35006
Keywords
navy blue pinstripe mans suit
Historical information
Edwin Parr Hood cam to heathcote in 1891. at the age of twenty he had already leaned the tailors trade.He set up his business in High Street opposide the Mt. Ida Hotel. he advertised his stocks of mens clothing in the McIvor Times.
When Made
1890's
Made By
Edwin Parr Hood (Maker)
Significance
2 suits made by E. P. Hood donated to the Museum by a local family whose father had purchased the suits in Heathcote. Worn on several occasions in and around the district of Heathcote.
Inscriptions & Markings
has label on back of inside jacket collar E P Hood /Heathcote
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM