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Woman's coat

Woman's redingote or redincoat

American
late 18th to early 19th century


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 146.1 x 101 cm (57 1/2 x 39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.28

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk coat, high neckline with wide collar, long full sleeves, full skirt gathered at back and overlapping at front, waist ties, tuck three inches from bottom, gold-colored silk lining, bottom edge reenforced with black ribbon, large square patch on proper right elbow

Provenance

Worn by a Abigail Robbins (1759-1850); Inherited by her great-granddaughter Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone