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Woman's jacket

A black satin jacket with high standing collar, hooked down center front, fitted snugly at waist, and flaring below waist, short peplum center back above skirt opening, cut to adapt the style of an 18th century man's coat with deep pocket flaps, deep turned back cuffs on long sleeves, sleeves...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1880

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery, silk pain weave lining, applied silk braid and glass beads or piettes


Textiles and Fashion Arts