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Christening jacket

Description

Silk christening jacket w/ stand-up collar and twisted silk cord trim. Two wooden buttons at rear. Attached tyewritten note reads: "Christening cap and satin jacket (1810.) Parents: Edmund Coffin and Lucy Kimball Coffin."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1810
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Christening
christenings
Cotton
cotton (textile)
JACKET
jackets (garments)
Religion
religions (concept)
Silk
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1985.481.1
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25354

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