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    [Boy’s indigo-dyed checked homespun suit, American, 1800-1810.]

  • Olivia Wurzbach

    Inspiration for Hansel. I like the matchingness of the top and pants as well as the pinstripes and blue color which gives this ensemble a boyish charm.

  • Tammy Burke

    Boy’s suit, American, 1800-1810, made of checked homespun cotton with indigo dye. - Amazing and precious!!!

  • Kendra Fowler

    Thomas and Nathan - Day outfit

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