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Bolero

Description

Red wool felt; V-neck, no collar; white horsehair (?) webbing edging around neck, body, and cuff; neck, body, armseyes, and cuffs trimmed with wide border of black ribbon with triangular edges; 15 pairs of ornamental round gold metal buttons down either side of placket; long, straight sleeves; princess seams in back; white silk lining with small tab with hook (no eye)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Woven label, gold letters on white satin inside collar: Shield with letter ""S"" and ""Stickney/ and/ Smith/ Boston.""
Material
felt (textile)
horsehair
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOLERO
boleros
Felt
felt (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
Horsehair
machine-made
Possibly horsehair
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.252
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11847

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