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Sleeveless long jacket

Sleeveless long jacket; low round neck, open down front; short cap sleeves; made of blue figured satin with gold brocade serpentines in design of deeply serrated serpentine leaves and roses; edges trimmed with gold braid; gold thread buttons along front edges of neck; worn under shoulders.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Turkish, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts