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Woman's jacket

Woman's combing jacket

American
first quarter of the 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: probably Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 67.9 x 165.1 cm (26 3/4 x 65 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.66

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White combing jacket with ruffle collar, open neck with ties and two buttons at the top, piping at shoulders and gathered sleeves, buttons and ruffles at cuffs, “Eliza Page” written in black ink inside front hem

Inscription

Written in black ink inside front hem: "Eliza Page"

Provenance

First quarter 19th century, Eliza Page [see note]. Probably purchased by Ellen A. Stone (b. 1854 - d. 1944), Lexington, MA; 1899, gift of Ellen A. Stone to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 15, 1899)

NOTE: "Eliza Page" is written in black inside the front hem.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone