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Man's tailcoat

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

American (Connecticut (?)), 1840–50

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

1979.237

Medium or Technique

Wool, linen; broadcloth, quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes