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A full length red wool coat, with full sleeves and a short standing velvet collar evoking a collarless effect. Decorative applied silk cord scrolls, also known as soutache, appear at the front yoke, across the back shoulders, and at the cuffs. Three silk covered buttons with a crocheted lace overlay compliment the scroll-work. The inside of the coat is fully lined in cream silk, with lace finished edges. The coat is associated with Mary A. (King) Scrimgeour of Lewiston.
About This Item
- Title: Mary King Scrimgeour's collarless coat, Lewiston, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Location: Lewiston, Androscoggin County, ME
- Media: wool, silk, cotton
- Local Code: 1996.32.18
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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