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Brittany Style Jacket

Description

Black wool broadcloth; low squared neckline & long sleeves trimmed w/ wide band of black velvet w/ spangles & beads & silver metallic thread braid; striped wool panel inserted at back of waist to cover bustle pad attached to waistcoat.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
1. Wrapped in paper w/ handwritten label: ""Brittany Woman's Costume"" 2. Wrapped in newspaper dated July 16, 1922.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cloth
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
fancy dress
Fancy Dress
Hand Stitched
JACKET
jackets (garments)
machine-made
outerwear
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7145.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13551
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