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Title bed jacket
Object Name Jacket, Bed
Catalog Number 1939.10.1
Other Number 1623
Lexicon Category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon Sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Description Bed jacket made of chiffon-covered ecru silk and trimmed with guipiere lace on body and lower edge of sleeves, tucked Valenciennes lace covers the upper sleeves, and there is a Valenciennes ruffle all around neck and front opening, inside and out, and on the outside of the hem. The jacket is lined with ecru brocaded satin with pink floral design and on the inside of the jacket a faded pink velvet ribbon is threaded through eyelet lace all around the hem which is tied in bows in four places. A green and pink floral ribbon trims the neckline, and there are two rhinestone brooches on upper chest where the ribbon ends with single flower motif.

Jacket was bought in Paris, France, as a gift for the mother of Bowling Green, Ky., dressmaker, Carrie (Mrs. A. H.) Taylor.
Place of Origin Paris, France
Used Bowling Green, KY
Material Lace/Silk/Satin
Role Artist Dressmaker
Search Terms Clothing
Clothing and dress
Fashion
Taylor family
Subjects Clothing & dress
People Taylor, Carrie (Burnam), 1855-1917
Date / /
Year Range From 1895
Year Range To 1905
Caption Lace bed jacket (front)
Number of Images 6
Dimension type 1
Ownership History Burnam, Sarah D. Hampton