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Women's Linen Suit

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History & Notes: This suit belonged to Rilla Peery (Mrs. F. H.) Voss, originally of Emmett. It was given to her by Mrs. Judge Tillinghast of Emmett about 1906 or 1906.
Description: Woman's white linen skirt and jacket. Skirt has 12 gores; fastens at waistline with button and three hooks and eyes on placket; skirt has 1 1/2 " wide lace insertion stitched on 10 1/2" from waist band; same kind of lace insertion tops a 4 1/2 " bias piece set on 7 3/4 ' from bottom of skirt; lace insertion top part of skirt tops bias piece 4 " wide. Semi-fitted jacket; fastens with 2 3/4 " diameter pearl buttons; small roll collar; 1 1/2 " wide lace insertion inset down both sides from hem to hem; lace insertion also set around the bottom of jacket topping a 1" hem.
Object Number: 1962.027.0006
Object: suit
Category: Women's Garments
Circa: 1900
Materials: linen, metal, cotton, mother of pearl
Donor: Mrs. Rilla Peery Voss

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Women's Linen Suit: Front
Women's Linen Suit: Back
Women's Linen Suit: Side
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