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Title Suit Ensemble
Catalog Number 1983.077.0004a-c
Object Name Ensemble
Description Woman's suit ensemble of black and white checked wool. Short Eton jacket, lined with ivory silk satin, with peter pan collar, trimmed with black silk velvet and metallic braid. Center front hook/eye closure, bordered with same trim. Front and back sides of jacket cut from strips in log-cabin-quilt-like pattern. Full elbow-length sleeves, four vertical tucks on outside of upper arm, with turn-back cuffs bordered with velvet trim.

Belt of checked wool lined with white china silk, bordered with black braid. Hook/eye closure.

Gored skirt is in two sewn-down box pleats center front and back, releasing above the knee. Side seams have inset knife-pleats at same level. Center back hook/eye closure between pleats. Hem finished with black wool tape on outside.
Date 1906
People Herlihy, Elizabeth Callahan
Place of Origin Warren Co./Glens Falls
Notes Jacket: length -15.5"; sleeve length- 12"; Shoulder: 16"; Skirt: waist- 26"; length- 37.5".

Wedding Ensemble (1906)