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3-Piece Fancy Dress

Description

Mustard cotton canvas with red, tan, brown, and yellow woven stripe. Jacket has shawl collar with buttonhole at upper left; open front; 4 flat covered buttons-- no holes; long, straight sleeves with buttons at cuffs. Button at waist above each tail; unlined; seams bound with olive silk; tan cotton twill inner patch pockets at right and left; sleeves lined with white cotton twill with pink and blue woven pinstripe. Matching vest; shawl collar; 3 flat covered buttons in low placket; horizontal slash pockets right and left lined with tan cotton twill; olive silk back with buckled half belt; lined in back as sleeves. Trousers- Ivory canvas; 6 celluloid buttons around waistband; concealed button fly; black yoke with bucled half-belt; side seam pockets; waist lined with white muslin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1930
Inscriptions
Gold letters woven on black silk inside collar: [in script] ""Frank T. Mason/ Boston"" Blue ink stamp inside waist lining of pants: ""4096A""
Material
canvas
celluloid (cellulosic)
cotton (textile)
machine-made
muslin
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
canvas
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
Coated Canvas
cotton (textile)
dresses (garments)
fancy dress
Fancy Dress
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Muslin
muslin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Twill
twill
weaving
Women's Clothing
Woven
Accession Number
1993.329.1-3
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
12036

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