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Coat, waistcoat & pants

Description

Coat .1: Grey; grey lining - shoulders and front only; single breasted; 3 buttons; shoulder pads; 4 pockets; 3 buttons at wrist; false kerchief. Vest .2: Grey with grey lining; no collar; single breasted - 6 buttons; 4 pockets; grey back (same as lining) with no buckle - plain weave. Pants .3: Grey; cuffs; zipper front with hook closure; belt loops; lined at waist and pockets with cream cotton twill; 2 side pockets; 2 hip pockets; one pocket stamped with #s and "Kimball" written for cleaning identification.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1959
Inscriptions
COAT A: Embroidery inside pocket ""CK"" The ""K"" is superimposed over the ""C"". (C. Kimball) Label on lining of pocket: ""TAILORED TO MEASURE ORDER NO. DATE OMT 499173 10-28-59 S C. Kimball CMT"" Also a tag with some illegible words - but can read ""AMMALGAMATED CLOTHING...SUIT...WORKERS OF AMERICA...546943"" Another label - attached to kerchief: ""Professional Cleaning by Central Milton - Chestnut Hill Dedham/Distributed by BENDA (?) PRODUCTS, INC., CAMBRIDGE, MASS"" ON VEST .2 Label on left top pocket: ""TAILORED TO MEASURE"" ORDER NO. DATE Omt 499173 10-28-59 S C.Kimball CMT"" On Pants .3: label on coin pocket (same as immediately above:""Tailored to measure...."" Stamp on zipper: ""TALON""
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Men's clothing
Polyester
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Summer
Walking Wear
Wool
Accession Number
1990.42.1-.3
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eliza Kimball, Helen Chase Kimball-Brooke and Lee Kimball Bryon
GUSN
13145

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