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Coat & Breeches

Description

Coat A: Brown velvet; cut away waist, standing band collar; 7 pairs large buttons along front; 2 pockets with pointed flaps; cuffed sleeves with 6 small brass buttons; back-tails; single breasted; white lining. Breeches B: Brown velvet; 5 button front with placket; separate waistband with one buttonhole and 6 wooden buttons; buckle and strap closure; 6 small brass buttons at leg opening; one pocket = coin pocket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876
Inscriptions
Handwritten note sewn on front: ""#16 Wedding suit worn by Dr. Elisha Storey - Nov. 29, 1778, married to Mahitable Pedrick daughter of Mayor Pedrick of Marblehead - He was one the men who threw tea over in Boston Harbor.""
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Possibly weddings
silk (textile)
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wedding
Accession Number
1988.152AB
GUSN
13144
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