This American boy wears his long hair in ringlet curls. His name is Chris Eckenfels. He looks to be about 3 years old. He wears a velvet suit. The suit is a classic cut-away jacket and knee pants. It is different than most such jackets. The jacket is lighter-colored jacket that does not match the pants. I'm not sure what the actua; color was. There is also unusual button trim. Chris also wears a fancy lace collared blouse. The lace trim is reapeated at the wrist cuffs. The outfit also includes a large satin bow. Chris' mother seems to have really liked bow. The jacket is connected with a large bow and there are bows at the knee hem of the pants. The photographer was the Chesnutt Brothers in Cleveland, Ohio. The portrait is undated, but the style of the clothes and card suggest it was taken in the 1890s.
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