Men's jacket

American
Frank Brothers (American)


Dimensions

Center back: 83.2 cm (32 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.968

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white gingham jacket with single breasted jetted pocket, two inner jetted pockets and two side flap pockets. The two front buttons are made of enamel with brand’s emblem as design detail. Two of those same buttons (reduced in size) are on each cuff.

Interior label: “FRANK BROTHERS” yellow stitch on black label with red lining. Brand’s emblem is also sewn on label.
“PRESSIONAL DRY CLEAN & PRESS ONLY” red stitch on black label. This label is located inside right inner pocket.

Provenance

Between 1980 and 2010, purchased by Edward Spindler in Massachusetts; 2012, gift of Edward Spindler to the MFA. (Accession date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Sleeper in memory of Merle L. Sleeper