35.0850200000 cm. W x 17.3050200000 cm. L The width was taken from the end of one sleeve to the other. Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Pink crocheted baby jacket with puff balls and buttons on the front. The puff balls are on strings that tie in a bow in the front. The buttons of the jacket are yellow. The edges of the sleeves of the jacket are slightly scalloped. This is a part of a corresponding outfit (2005.5.10).
This was knitted by the donor, Theodora Hadzisteliou Price in the early 1970s, while pregnant with her first son. She quit teaching and research in Archaeology and did fulltime preparation for motherhood. She had left Greece in 1962 for graduate studies in England, after which she worked for a bit in the University of Sydney, Australia, and then migrated to America in 1967 to New York, after which she came to chicago in 1968 and taught Greek Art and Archaeology at the University of Chicago.
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Jacket, 1970s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6406. Accessed 11/26/20.