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A jacket of black wool twill

American
About 1865


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

64 cm (25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1328

Medium or Technique

Wool, twill

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

High round collar, buttoned down center front, back cut slightly shaped and flaring toward bottom, fronts flare to bottom, long bell shaped sleeves, embroidered all-over largely with black silk braid in part with black silk yarn in highly stylized linear floral design with occasional sprays bearing berries enclosed in medallion, neck edged with black lace, black fringe on bottom edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Porter