Coat (swallowtail) & pants
Coat A: Black with turnover collar, wide revers; double breasted - 5 buttonholes; 4 pairs self buttons; padded front; green lining; sleeves lined with blue and red striped sateen; 2 tail pockets; 1 inside breast pocket; raw edges of tails; darts at waist front. Pants B: Black; 4 button front; 2 front pockets with full flap & 1 button; coin pocket in waist band; buckle and strap back closure, gusseted; pant hem lined with buckram.
Loaned to the MFA for exhibition "High Style and Hoop Skirts: 1850s Fashions," Nov 6, 2004-March 13, 2005.
Ely--Tailor & Gents Furnisher, Edward (Maker)
Coat A: Label on lining of neck: ""Edward Ely Chicago Ills"" see gilt buttons on pants Pants B: stamp on buttons: ""ED ELY CHICAGO ILL"" print on lining of coin pocket: ""TAILOR & GENTS FURNISHER - ELY MAKER - CHICAGO"" Handwritten ""F. B. James"" Buckle: ""PARIS""
- Location of origin
- Chicago, IL, USA
- Object type
Illinois (United States)
Ohio (United States)
- Descriptive terms
Possibly civil wars
suits (main garments)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
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