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Man's frock coat

Black wool broadcloth, double breasted frock coat with turn-down collar, V-notch lapels; long waist, short skirts, back pleats and vent; closed cuffs and covered buttons: 5 pairs front, 4 back vent. Linings: quilted wool (except facings); red, white and blue glazed cotton sleeves; silesia tail...

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Gift to the MFA, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart F. Brown

American, 1850s

Object Place

Connecticut, United States


CB 32 1/4" (from back of neck to hem w/o collar; w/collar CB measures 35 1/4"), armscye 15 1/2", shoulders 17" from shoulder seam to shoulder seam, chest 39".

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill (broadcloth)


Textiles and Fashion Arts