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Object Name
Academic Gown
Object Number
1991-03-5 A
Royal blue academic gown trimmed with black velvet around neck and down front; three black hands on bell sleeves; gathered at shoulders and across back yoke; black cord down back to bottom of yoke; terminates in button and loop; long tie to secure at neck; decorative loop in front; label "The C.E. Ward Company New London Ohio"
Worn by donor's brother Lewis Wiggin who graduated from Yale University in 1942 and served as assistant dean of Yale University in the 1950s
Date Made
ca. 1940
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