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Jacket

Description

Black wool felt; notched collar with red topstitching in chevrons; 4 metal buttons embossed with bust of women and word "AUTOMNE.." appliqued straps over body and around sleeves; stitched like collar with fleur-de-lis at sides and curls at bottom; hem is scalloped in front and back and edged with topstitched appliqued band; long, straight sleeves have 5 rows of topstitching at wrists; fully lined with black silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1899-1901
Inscriptions
Black and white woven silk label: ""AU BON MARCHE/ Maison A Boucicaut/ 1XX902 [written in ink]-- GT Paris--"" ""6 [written in ink]"" ""86 [stamped in ink]"" Embossed on metal buttons: ""AUTOMNE""
Material
appliqué (technique)
embossing
felt (textile)
machine-made
metal
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Embossed
embossing
Felt
felt (textile)
Fleur-de-Lis
fleur-de-lis (motifs)
Hand Stitched
JACKET
jackets (garments)
machine-made
metal
outerwear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Unidentified Metal
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.220
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11525

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