Raw Wool Smoking Jacket with Braided Frog Closure, 1926

1926

Navy blue raw wool smoking jacket. The fabric is plain on one side and striped on the other, giving the jacket a lined effect. Accents include edging in black braid, a shawl collar, patch pockets with striped flaps and a black braided frog closure. This item was owned by Alfred Gaston Wilson (1883 – 1962), husband of Matilda Rausch Dodge (Wilson). Matilda was the widow of John Francis Dodge (October 25, 1864 – January 14, 1920), co-founder of the Dodge Motor Company.


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