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Catalog Number 2012.019.001
Description Judge's robe belonging to Judge Louis B. Dematteis (c. 1953-1973) is a black polyester, floor-length robe with eight hidden snap enclosures down the front. Shoulder piece has micro-pleats that run along the seam beginning under the arms and extending across the back. Long sleeves balloon slightly at the wrist and drape over a more snug-fitting sleeve underneath. Front of robe has a v-neckline and three large pleats on either side of snap enclosures. Black braid ribbon trim at center of back runs from the top of the neckline to micro-pleat seam.
Object Name Gown, Academic
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Judge's Robe Belonging to Judge Louis B. Dematteis, c. 1953-1973
Date c. 1953-1973
Creator Academic and Church & Choir Gowns Mfg. Co.
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "LBD" (inside back collar); "Academic / and / CHURCH & CHOIR GOWNS / MFG. CO." (inside back collar); "DRY CLEAN / ONLY / L" (inside back collar)
Provenance Judge's robe (c. 1953-1973) belonging to Louis B. Dematteis, former San Mateo County District Attorney and Superior Court Judge.
Dimensions H-58.5 W-23.5 D-11.5 inches
Dimension Details as displayed
Search Terms Clothing
Dematteis, Louis B.
San Mateo County
Subjects Clothing & dress
People Dematteis, Louis B.