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Man's tailcoat suit in three part

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...

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Worn by Morton Masius; Inherited by donor from her mother, Vera Masius Ferguson September 10, 2005. Gift to the MFA, January 24, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Faith Ferguson and family

German, about 1910

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.)

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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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