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Mary K. Scrimgeour's elaborate cream colored 3/4 length coat, with long lace trim at cuffs. A quilted cut-work silk evening coat with deep chiffon ruffles at neck, includes a high neckline collar formed by lace. Silk cut work features foliated scrolls (foliage or floral design), and the cream silk underlay is visible.
Originally from Ontario, Mary King Scrimgeour (1849-1930) moved to Lewiston in 1885.
About This Item
- Title: Mary K. Scrimgeour's elaborate evening coat, Ontario, ca. 1875
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
- Ontario, Canada
- Media: silk
- Dimensions: 101.600 cm x 92.710 cm
- Local Code: 1996.32.24
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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