Women's Jacket

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1884

GUSN

GUSN-53172

Description

Purple; cut and uncut velvet; scrolling floral trail with stylized flowers; band collar; long sleeves with turned back cuffs; purple chenille fringe along center front and hem; boxed pleats at back stitched in place at waist for fullness below (for bustle); taupe satin lining; hook and eye closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jackets (garments)
outerwear
velvet (fabric weave)
chenille (yarn)
Jacket
Jacket

Inscription

Woven label at lining of center back: ""WORTH/ 7 RUE DE LA PAIX PARIS""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles N. Fay

Accession Number

1942.819