Knitted baby jacket, with alternating colors of blue, pink and white. The neck line in a rounded triangular shape; much more narrow at the beginning of the neck hole then at the chest. There are six buttons in the center of the jacket, in rows of twos. To the right of the buttons, the fold of the jacket is edged in a curved pattern. All other edges of the coat are straight.
Crocheted and kintted by Theodora Prce herself in the early 1970's. She had left Greece in 1962 for graduate studies in England, after which she worked for a bit in the University of Sydney, and then migrated to America in 1967, to New York and later came to Chicago in 1968. She taught Greek art and Archaeology at the University of Chicago. When she was pregant with her first son she quit teaching and researching and did fulltime preperation for motherhood. This piece was finised before her sons birth.
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Jacket, 1970s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/7389. Accessed 01/24/22.