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Man's tailcoat

American (Connecticut (?))
1840–50


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

94 cm (37 in.) center back

Accession Number

1979.237

Medium or Technique

Wool, linen; broadcloth, quilted

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black wool broadcloth. Double breasted, square cut; turn-down collar, M-notch, wide lapels; back pleats and vent; covered button: 5 pairs front (2 missing), 3 at cuffs, 2 back. Linings: quilted broadcloth front, silesia partial back and tail pockets, ecru linen sleeves, Italian tails.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart F. Brown