About this object

  • ID:

    63.7

  • Production date:

    1901-1940

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: People's City: Making Ends Meet

  • Pearly King suit decorated with pearl buttons. The suit, comprising a jacket, waistcoat, trousers, tie and braces was worn by Fred Bliss, Pearly King of Islington. On the back of the jacket is written in buttons 'F. Bliss. Pearly King of Islington'.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 730 mm; C 1140 mm (chest), C 1150 mm (waist) (jacket), L 1060 (outside leg), C 1100 mm (waist) (trousers)

  • Materials

    wool; mother-of-pearl; cotton

  • Last Updated

    2016-10-27

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    5

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    Islington (worn)

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