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Evening coat

Description

Navy blue, double breasted with gilt buttons; high turnover collar is padded; padded chest; lined with same blue wool; 2 pockets in tails; cuffs with 2 gilt buttons each.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Inscriptions
Stamp on buttons: ""GILT BEST TREBLE"" (cuff buttons) ""SCOVILLES SUPERFINE"" (front buttons) ""Mr. Levi Cory"" in ink in sleever = owner of coat.
Material
cloth
padding (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
Coat, Evening
evening coats
Hand Stitched
Men's clothing
Padded
padding (process)
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1936.313
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Sarah L. Northwood
GUSN
13130

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