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Description

Charcoal gray cashmere with herringbone weave. Dark gray velvet collar backed with charcoal gray felt. 4 hidden black buttons dwon center front. 1 buttonhole below collar, no button. Chest pocket, left side, lined with black cotton twill. 2 large black pockets lined with tan velvet. Small ecru? pocket with flaps and lined in black cotton twill, above large right pocket. Long sleeves with double row of stitching at cuff. Kick pleat in back. Body and sleeves lined with black silk. Body lining is quilted. Small black silk loop inside collar. Inside chest pocket on right side, lined with black cotton twill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1908
Inscriptions
Printed label with name and date handwritten in ink - handsewn inside inner pocket: ""Whitaker & Co. Inc.,/ 43, Conduit St., London, W./AND AT/19 Castle Street, 518, Fifth Avenue,/Liverpool New York/H. Codman Esq./ No. 20845 19-3-08"" (dashes are actually bullets).
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cashmere (wool)
cotton (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cashmere
cashmere (wool)
COAT
coats (garments)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
herringbone
Herringbone
machine-made
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Twill
twill
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7140
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12973

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