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Woman's opera coat

White silk satin brocade with pale blue, green and coral floral motif. Lined with pale blue silk satin cuffs, collar and front closing edged in lace and net. Good condition.

Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Mrs. Eban Sumner Draper (Nannie Bristow) of Hopedale, MA--wife of the Governor of Massachusetts in 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. William B. Gannett

French, 1880–1900

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1985.67

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes