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Swallowtail Coat

Description

Navy blue with blue velvet "M" notch collar; padded shoulders, armsceye, tail; double breasted; darts at front; lined with blue and black silk and linen; 2 small buttons at cuff; folded cuffs with piping.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1849
Inscriptions
Stamped on buttons: ""RICH GILT - WARRANTED""
Material
cloth
linen (material)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
COAT
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tail coats
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1934.1675
GUSN
37035

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