Man's tailcoat suit in three part
Made by F. C. Rüprich (German (Leipzig))
Object Place: Leipzig, Germany
Coat center back: 104.8 cm (41 1/4 in.) Waistcoat center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.) Trousers: Other (inseam): 80 cm (31 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Jacket: Wool plain weave (flannel), silk plain weave (faille) and silk satin. Waistcoat: Wool plain weave (flannel), silk twill, cotton twill lining. Trousers: Wool plain weave (flannel), silk twill, cotton twill.
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Black flannel tailcoat with silk plain weave (faille) lapels and black silk satin lining. Sleeves lined with brown and white striped cotton trill. Buttons covered with thread in a basket-weave pattern. Woven label at back of neck: “F.C. Rüprich / Leipzig” Waistcoat of black wool flannel with shawl collar, silk twill back, beige cotton twill lining, buttons covered with thread in a basket-weave pattern. Black wool flannel trousers; waistband lined with gray and black striped silk twill, pockets and partial lining of beige cotton twill. Composition (?) suspender buttons, stamped “F C RÜPRICH / LEIPZIG”
Worn by Morton Masius; Inherited by donor from her mother, Vera Masius Ferguson September 10, 2005. Gift to the MFA, January 24, 2007.
Gift of Faith Ferguson and family