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1880's Dolman Jacket

Description

Full length dark red violet evening coat of silk fabric with alternating satin and velvet 4" wide stripes. Dolman type sleeves with fullness at sleeve cap are shaped to force the arms forward and bend at elbow. Shaped 1.5" band collar with hook closure. Placket in front hides nine 1/2" self-covered buttons and buttonholes. Sleeve edges, collar and yolk trimmed in elaborate jet beading and jet fringe. Split in back from waist down with jet bead and jet fringe above split. Self fabric ties inside at back waist. Lined in light olive green silk twill.
This style of outwear was also known as a cloak or a visite at the time of its manufacture.

Source

HCT.1988.374.11

Date

1880-1885

Fiber/Fabric Information

Silk

Decade

1880-1889

Files

1988.374.11 front.jpg
1988.374.11 L3Q.jpg
1988.374.11 LSF.jpg
1988.374.11 left.jpg
1988.374.11 LSB.jpg
1988.374.11 back.jpg
1988.374.11 RSB.jpg
1988.374.11 right.jpg
1988.374.11 RSF.jpg
1988.374.11 front detail.jpg
1988.374.11 beading detail.jpg

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Citation

“1880's Dolman Jacket,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 23, 2017, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4984.

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