Date1875 – 1925
Black velvet coat with black silk lining. Patch pocket inside PR breast. Soutache braiding on shawl collar and cuffs. No waist line or back slit in skirt. Machine lock stitch inside. Gathering at shoulders. 3 frog closures on front. Fullness of skirt concentrated in back.
Note found in pocket reads 'from Mrs. Alfred l. Carry 12 friendship Rd., two small folding sun shades, a velvet coat to be worn with knee breeches and a satin vest, white stockings and silver buckle shoes. For the loan closet of the historical society'.
Credit LineGift of Mrs. Alfred L. Carry
Object Typecoats (garments)
Related People & OrganizationsCarry, Alfred L., Mrs. (associated)