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What is a ladies' "49er jacket"?

Asked by peggylou (1136points) November 23rd, 2006
And why is it called that?
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Deaner3D's avatar
The Football team "San Francisco 49'ers"?
peggylou's avatar
No, this is a plaid wool women's shirt jacket, but I don't know why it's called a 49er jacket.
Jeruba's avatar

Does it resemble the clothes that the original Forty-Niners (the miners who went west in the Gold Rush of 1849) wore? (That’s who the team was named after . . .)

Kayak8's avatar

Clementine wore one of those I think . . .

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