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Wine and Ivory Jacket Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890s.

~Dressing jacket Date: late 1890s Culture: probably American Medium: silk~

Wine and Ivory Jacket Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890s. The jacket was worn by Jessie Webb Corwin’s mother, Jessie Mason Webb. c. 1890s via ornamentedbeing on tumblr

"Jacket Date: 1890s Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 30 in. (76.2 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Ethel O. Blanpied, 1949 Accession Number: C.I.49.13.8"

would look divine when riding

pinner said: This  coat has renewed my girlhood desire to have a horse. I want to ride astride a horse, wearing that jacket and being the consummate equestrian.

How might your ancestors have dressed in the 1890s? #genealogy #familytree #clothing

and back view, showcasing the popular "leg o' mutton" style of sleeve.