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Jacket

Type: Clothing - Garment
Object Name: Jacket
Place Made: Europe: Western Europe, Netherlands, Zaanstreek
Period: Late 18th century
Date: 1775 - 1780
Dimensions: L 52 cm x W 97 cm
Materials: Cotton; linen; metal
Techniques: Plain woven; block printed; painted; hand-sewn
ID Number: T92.0318
Credit: Gift of Dr. Howard Gorman

This petite jacket is cut in the 18th century style of northern Europe. Both the outer and inner fabrics are pieced from fragments, which suggests the garment is made from cloth that has seen prior use. The inner lining is made of linen and presumably of Dutch manufacture, while the outer fabric is from India.

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