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Riding Skirt

Description

Navy blue wool broadcloth; waistband pointed front & back; very full skirt; shaped at right side to drape over crossed right leg & saddle; reinforced w/ glazed cotton; one elastic strap at lower back (inside); left side closure w/ buttons & hook & eye w/ ties at waist; pocket at left side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1874
Inscriptions
Paper note: ""Aunt Mary's/ blue riding skirt""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cloth
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
Equestrian
equestrians
Hand Stitched
machine-made
recreation
Recreation
riding skirts
SKIRT
skirts (garments)
sports
Sports
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6719
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13329
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