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Boy's jacket (part of a set)

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Boy's jacket and kepi or forage cap. Jacket: black silk velvet with silk cord binding, black silk lining; pleated white cotton mull neckline and insets for sleeves; two front pockets; 8 jet button closure. Cap: black silk velvet with silk cord bindiing on buckram foundation; silk ribbon bow tied...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ganson Purcell

American (New York), About 1855

Object Place

New York, USA


34 x 43 cm (13 3/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet and cotton mull with jet buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts