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JACKET

Description

Black taffeta; narrow collar; wide black border along center front, around hem & center back; fullness at back for bustle; long sleeves w/ double turned back cuffs. Single breasted; 5 decorative large black buttons conceal placket w/ 5 smaller buttons & buttonholes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
JACKET
jackets (garments)
machine-made
Mourning
mourning
outerwear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7248
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12957

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