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Color: Beige, striped with red, green, and blue plush velvet and off white organza
Fiber Content: Plain woven with satin stripes, silk and cotton backing
Style: Jacket bodice
Neckline: Square, trimmed with plush and filled wit silk organza
Waist: Fitted, pointed peplum on front and back
Sleeve: Straight with plush epaulettes, cuffs, with organza
Closure: Front opening; hooks with thread eyes
Condition of Object: Needed white silk replaced at collar, cuffs, and bibs
August 1987: Removed white organza and washed with Orvus. 3 panels in bib were interchanged to hide holes in back. Not too successful, but solution would be to replace entirety if the right fabric can be found.
Estimated Time Period
Gender costume is for
025, "Bodice, Beige, Red/Blue/Green Stripes, Blue Plush Trim" (1885). All Historic Costumes Images. 361.