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Woman's jacket

c. 1850

The Museum at FIT

The Museum at FIT

Blue cotton denim was utilized for many working-class garments, such as this 19th-century woman's jacket. Hence the experession "blue-collar." Today blue is most Americans' favorite color and the color they are most likely to wear.

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  • Title: Woman's jacket
  • Date Created: c. 1850
  • Location Created: USA
  • Type: Jacket
  • Rights: Copyright The Museum at FIT
  • Medium: Blue denim
  • Credit: Museum purchase

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