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Description

Gray heavy wool felt; high turned over collar faced with velvet and topstitched felt appliqued arabesques; small shoulder cape trimmed with appliques; wide labels trimmed like collar; 3 large mother of pearl buttons at center front; appliqued bands down either side of front placket forming 4 arabesques around body; side seam pockets; top stitching around notches in hem flowering pattern of aplliques. Double sleeves-- outer 3/4 length wool sleeve, appliqued at cuff; upper portion of undersleeve is green damask; puff of grey velvet at waist with cuffs trimmed like collar. Fully lined with green silk damask.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1903
Material
appliqué (technique)
brocade (textile)
flannel
machine-made
mother of pearl
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Arabesque
arabesques
Brocade
brocade (textile)
COAT
coats (garments)
Flannel
flannel
Hand Stitched
machine-made
mother of pearl
Mother-of-Pearl
outerwear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.215
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11519

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