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Boy's Spencer Jacket

Description

Boy's gold silk "spencer" jacket cut with a short waist, and deep turned cuffs. The jacket opens at the center front and comes to a small point. An angled row of buttons (now removed) were set on each front of the jacket, forming a triangle with the point at the waist front. It is lined with rough, plain woven linen and matches a pair of pantaloons and a plain cotton waistcoat (1963.30 B and C)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1810
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Boys' Clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
JACKET
jackets (garments)
Linen
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
Accession Number
1963.30A
GUSN
46716

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