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Walking or driving suit: coat and skirt
Walking or driving suit: coat and skirt
Date:
ca. 1910
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Beige Linen, Silk Satin, And Metal
Dimensions:
115 x 53 cm (45 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1990.58.3a-b
Acquisition Date:
1990-12-06
Credit Line:

Gift of Kittie Kerr Kuhns in memory of Carrie Conwell Smith

Beige linen(Original binder page says 'alpaca') with black satin collar and cuffs, large flat gold buttons. Long tailored jacket with small black silk collar, trimmed with tucking and buttons, heavily padded over the chest. Long matching skirt trimmed with with double row of self-covered buttons near front hem buttons. Jacket buttons are of note - they have the motto "La France Presente le Nouveau Siecle" with a "Marianne" holding a baby.