Little Lord Fauntleroy Suits: Material

Figure 1.--This boys with long curls hair wears a clasically designed sailor suit, small jacket and kneepants worn with a ruffled blouse. The material, however, is not velvet, but a lighter weight material. Also notice the light color.

Little Lord Fauntleroy suits are generaly associated with velvet. In fact the suits were made in a wide variety of materials. Velvet was most popular for the classic suits, but velvet was an expesice material and thus cost-conscious mothers used many other less expensive and more durable fabrics. Velvet was also a relatively heavy fabric. Thus lighter weight materials were adopoted for warm summer weather.

Christopher Wagner

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Created: May 17, 2000
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