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Catalog Number 10000-1-(1-2)
Title Suit, 2 Piece; W/Buttons
Object Name Suit, Norfolk
Description Plaid wool serge suit in the Norfolk style with celluloid buttons. Tag reads "Ogaard's, Sioux City Iowa". Semi-fitted coat has self fabric collar, trimmed with white silk braid. Large angled pockets feature a row of 7 vertical brown buttons, and pointed cuffs have vertical row of 6 buttons. Coat has narrow self fabric belt, and back of jacket has inverted pleat stitched to waistline. Skirt has a girdle top with matching patch pockets, with horizontal row of 4 buttons.
COLORS: brown
TECHNIQUE: machine sewn
Date 1920
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1920
Culture American
Material textiles (wool serge, silk), celluloid
Made Ogaard's
Place of Origin USA: Iowa, Sioux City
Used USA: Nebraska (Dakota), Jackson
People Biglin, Mary (Waters)
Other Name Walking Suit, Women's
History WORN BY THE DONORS MOTHER, MARY WATERS BIGLIN CIRCA 1919-1920. She married William J. Biglin on 1-26-1920. Style of suit is typical of post-WWI.
Credit line Mrs. John Carroll & Mrs. Don Berg, Englewood, Colorado
Collection Biglin, William James