It was named after the comic strip character Buster Brown , created in by Richard Felton Outcault. It typically consisted of a belted, double-breasted tunic or jacket worn with a large round collar, floppy bow, and shorts or knickerbockers. It was often worn with a round straw hat and a haircut with bangs.
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The suit was typically chosen by mothers for their sons against their children's wishes. Mark Rothko , who arrived in the United States as a child immigrant with his family in , was deliberately dressed in a Buster Brown suit made in Daugavpils in order to camouflage both the family's poverty and their Russian-Jewish origins.
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Book Review: Children’s Fashions 1900 – 1950 As Pictured in Sears Catalogs
The three most important innovations in the last part of the century were: the sailor suit, the "Little Lord Fauntleroy" suit, and the "Buster Brown" suit. Eugene Bullard, black expatriate in jazz-age Paris. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
Subjects Sears, Roebuck and Company -- Catalogs. Children's clothing -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works. Clothing and dress -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works. Summary "Meticulously reproduced selection of pages from rare Sears catalogs chronicles what youngsters, ages 4 to 16, wore during the first half of the 20th century.
Book Review: Children’s Fashions – As Pictured in Sears Catalogs
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