Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • jacket, circa 1870–1880
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk, beading, crocheting
  • Object Length/Width: 58.42 x 134.62 cm
    Canvas/Support: 23 x 53 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2140

Crocheted, beaded black silk jacket. Tightly fitted waist and flaring below the waist, especially in the back. It has tightly fitted sleeves and a high stand-up collar. It is decorated with round elevated discs, secured by chain stitch to the crochet. It has fringe on the sleeves and bottom.