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Woman's sacque

Woman's jacket

third quarter of the 19th century

Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Center front: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center back: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton twill, applied cotton braid, trimmed with cotton drawn or open work

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A heavy cotton twill sacque or jacket in light blue vermicular pattern in a grid of thin white lines, front button closure, 11 false buttons sewn down front (several now missing), elbow-length sleeves with turned cuffs, round neck with draw-string, applied white cotton braid arranged in scrolled vine pattern down each side of front and continuing across back to form border design, half of same swag on each cuff, cuff and neck edges finished with eyelet embroidered scallops; several stains

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb