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Coat & Waistcoat - uniform?

Description

Coat A: Blue; blue velvet collar with wide revers; false double breasted; gilt "military" buttons with eagle; darts at front; pointed pocket flaps (false); 2 breast pockets (inside); padded shoulders; quilted armscye; black silk lining; no raw edges. Waistcoat B: blue; black satin back with buckle and strap; white silk lining; gussets; 4 front pockets; darts at front; low, rounded lapels, no collar; 4 same gilt buttons; cut away front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
Coat A: Label on collar: ""Phillips & Higgins - St. Petersburg"" Stamped on buttons: ""JOSH STARKEY - LONDON"" ""E PLURIBUS UNUM"" Waistcoat B: Stamp on buttons: ""JOSH STARKEY - LONDON"" & ""E PLURIBUS UNUM""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
cloth
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Ambassador
ambassadors
Broadcloth
cloth
Court
diplomacy
Diplomacy
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1936.583AB
GUSN
38658
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