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Catalog Number 10000-2-(1-2)
Title Suit, Wedding; W/Decorative Buttons
Object Name Suit
Description Wool serge wedding suit in the Norfolk style. Tag reads "Ogaard's, Sioux City, Iowa". Semi-fitted jacket has long shawl collar with neckline trimmed in white braid. Jacket was possibly worn with detachable overcollar. Imitation slot pockets feature diagonal rows of 5 buttons. Center and lower back panel is cut on bias, to create fullness around hips. Jacket is lined in floral print silk. The girdle top skirt is gathered at back only. The front has top stitching design with two rows of five buttons.
COLORS: navy blue
TECHNIQUE: machine and hand sewn
Date 1920
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1920
Culture American
Material wool serge
Made Ogaard's
Place of Origin USA: Iowa, Sioux City
Used USA: Nebraska (Dakota), Jackson
People Biglin, Mary (Waters)
Other Name Suit, Wedding
Event Wedding
History WORN BY MARY I. WATERS FOR HER MARRIAGE TO WILLIAM J. BIGLIN ON JANUARY 26, 1920 IN JACKSON, NEBRASKA. Two photos of wedding party in file.
Credit line Mrs. John Carroll & Mrs. Don Berg, Englewood, Colorado
Collection Biglin, William James