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Box jacket

early 20th century

Object Place: Philadelphi, USA

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Taffeta, embroidery

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Box jacket of black taffeta hooked down center front, high neck wiht slight “V” in front with turned back collar of black embroidery, trimmed on corners, cuffs, center back panel, side slits, and front edges with self cording, vermifiorm design tassels on front edges and cuffs, fullness in back in pleats caught at waistline; lined with white satin; woven label in neck: Darlington, Philadelphia.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles