Nan Prince, Assistant Director of Collections in the MDAH Museum Division, brings us this post about interesting artifacts in the collection.

Child's suit from the 1860s. Accession number: 1973.26.1ab (Museum Division Collection)

Child's suit from the 1860s. Accession number: 1973.26.1ab (Museum Division Collection)

This child’s suit dates to the 1860s and is made of dark green wool. It is part of a collection of clothing and linen that was handed down through four generations of the Benjamin T. Edward family of Warren County, Mississippi.

Artifacts from the Museum Division collection that are not on exhibit are available for viewing by appointment. Please contact Nan Prince, Assistant Director of Collections, by email to schedule an appointment.