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March 13, 2013

Debutante’s coat

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Debutante's coat

Coat of beige velvet and gold lame beaded with rhinestones and cut crystals and featuring a fur collar and cuffs. The coat was made by dressmaker Julia Tomasek of St. Paul, Minnesota and worn by Hazel Thompson, a St. Paul debutante, between 1905 and 1909.

For details, view the coat in our online collections database.

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