Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903

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Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903

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Description

Elizabeth McNeil Butts (1873-1965) wore this cloak in Lewiston during the 1902 and 1903 seasons. Originally from Massachusetts, Elizabeth McNeil married John P. Butts in Lewiston in 1901.

The red wool cloak features a black Persian lambs wool (known as astrakhan) collar, and a black embroidered botanical design. The design is a stylized flower and vine motif.

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About This Item

  • Title: Elizabeh McNeil Butts wool cloak, Lewiston, ca. 1903
  • Creation Date: circa 1903
  • Subject Date: circa 1903
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: wool, metal
  • Dimensions: 104.14 cm x 129.54 cm
  • Local Code: 1993.242.3
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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