Marchesa Fall 2012
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Wine and Ivory Jacket
Jacket made of heavy wool in wine and cream. Tight fitting, hip-length jacket with stand-up collar. Front attached vest is ornately trimmed with maroon machine embroidery. The same trim is found on the shoulder, bottom of sleeve and on the back. Skirt of the jacket is shaped to fit over a bustle. c. 1890s.
The jacket was worn by Jessie Webb Corwin’s mother, Jessie Mason Webb.