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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 collar around neckline formed by lace. Silk is 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 elabroate evening coat, Ontario, ca. 1875
- Creation Date: circa 1875
- Subject Date: circa 1875
- Town: Lewiston
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME, Ontario
- 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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