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JACKET

Description

Black velvet trimmed w/ jet bead & black ostrich feathers; band collar encrusted w/ jet beadwork in 2 scalloped rows edged w/ feathers & strands of beads; same scalloped bead pattern along front, shoulder, back & cuffs; long curved sleeves w/ feathered cuffs; feather trim along front. Front extensions/lappets have black velvet fringe; looped strands of beads at shoulders, lappets and center back; fitted through waist; shorter at back to accomodate bustle; quilted black satin lining w/ inner waist/belt; button & hook & eye closure at center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1888
Inscriptions
Woven label in lining of collar: ""Manufactured for/ L.P. HOLLANDER & Co.""
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
JACKET
jackets (garments)
outerwear
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.496
GUSN
39079

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