Man's suit made by Rachel Donelson Jackson   Save
Man's suit made by Rachel Donelson Jackson
Description: Suit, ca. 1825-1830. This man's double-breasted tailcoat-patterned blue wool suit with bone buttons was made and presented by Rachel Donelson (Mrs. Andrew) Jackson to Moses Dawson, a well-known Cincinnati editor of that period. The woolen threads woven in the cloth were spun by Mrs. Jackson at "The Hermitage" from the fleece of her own sheep on a hand spinning wheel. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04901
Subjects: Suits (Clothing); Clothing & dress; Presidents' spouses--United States; Ohio History--Presidents and Politics; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Places: Cincinnati (Ohio); Hamilton County (Ohio)