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Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1919-1920

GUSN

GUSN-13342

Description

Charcoal gray wool twill. Jacket (A) - 3/4 length; collar w/ lapels; single breasted w/ 3 black buttons; long sleeves w/ 3 buttons & working button holes; front panel w/ pocket & side vents; back panel w/ side section; pockets - front & back sides embroidered w/ black arrows (silk thread); taupe silk lining. Dress (B) - matching; large black satin collar embroidered w/ blue silk; inset black satin "vest" w/ lavender piping & lavender embroidered panel; tunic style w/ panel at back; black & lavender satin sash drawn through & tied at center back; long sleeves w/ black braid & lavender piping; decorative buttons at neck & cuffs; hook & eye & snap closure at front; ankle length.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
embroidering
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Satin
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
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Inscription

1. Woven label in jacket; black & yellow: ""MARY O'BRIEN/ [2 lions & eagle w/ banners] VIRTUE LIBERTY INDEPENDENCE/ BOSTON"" 2. Woven label in dress; white w/ yellow: same label?

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.7138A-B

Maker

O'Brien, Mary (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7138AB

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