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Description

Dark gray brushed wool. Jacket (A) - turned collar; single breasted; cuffs have functioning buttonholes; gathered around waist; self belt w/ button closure; skirted w/ shorter side panels w/ 2 buttons & decorative buttonholes; fully lined w/ blue striped iridescent silk. Skirt (B) - plain; A-shaped; gored & gathered at back; self belt; hook & eye & snap closure at left side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1908-1914
Inscriptions
1. Stamped on buttons: ""OE DEFIANCE"" 2. Stamped on snaps: ""K * I * N""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brushwork
machine-made
napping
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Brushed
brushwork
Hand Stitched
machine-made
napping
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Walking Wear
winter
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7129AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13343

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