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Men's evening coat

Description

Brown with brown velvet "M" notched collar (notches at outer point); double breasted; darts at front and back; quilted and padded neck, chest; 3 tail pockets (?); sleeves lined with yellow silk; "plaid" decorated buttons; 2 buttons at cuffs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1852
Inscriptions
Stamp on buttons: ""SUPER FINE PARIS"" Label inside collar lining: ""Daniel Webster Feb. 28, 1852""
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
cloth
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
COAT, EVENING
Evening
evening coats
evening dress (concept)
fancy dress
Formal
government
Government
Hand Stitched
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
People and organizations
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Accession Number
1920.299
GUSN
13123

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