Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895

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Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895

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Description

Associated with the Bradbury family of Standish, the maker of this coat employed a textured, novelty wool called bouclé, creating a simulated fur effect.

While the jacket originally included eight decorative off-center buttons, only three survive. Inside the jacket, twelve smaller buttons close the coat. The jacket itself is made of a looped fabric called bouclé, and the sleeves are satin with bouclé cuffs. The bustle feature at the back is indicative of late 19th century fashions.

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About This Item

  • Title: Bouclé coat, Standish, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Town: Standish
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: wool, silk, cotton
  • Dimensions: 78.7 cm x 69.8 cm
  • Local Code: 1996.352.15
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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