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A jacket of dark brown wool broadcloth

American
About 1865


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

58.2 cm (22 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.438

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cut in modified “princesse” line in back, with fronts flaring to hemline, high round neckline with turned back collar, long bell shaped sleeves, capes over sleeves, fastened down center front with hooks and ornamental brown silk cord and button frogs, collar cape edges, sleeve edges, and bottom edge embroidered with brown silk cord and brown silk thread in design of scrolling bands of stylized blossoms and leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope Noyes