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Coat, Waistcoat & Pants

Description

Coat A: Black tweed with red and green dots; notched turnover collar; single breasted; 5 buttonholes, 3 buttons; lined with green silk; padded shoulders and front; 2 breast pockets; 2 flap pockets; 1 button on sleeve (no cuffs); sleeves lined with cream striped silk. Pants B: Black tweed with red and green dots; button front; watch pocket; 2 side pockets; buckle and strap back closure; cambric lining waist and cotton pockets; crease. Waistcoat C: Black tweed with red and green dots; single breasted; (no collar); 6 buttons; cream (yellowed) linen lining; green silk back with buckle and strap closure; 4 pockets.

Details

Maker
F. W. Richardson (Maker)
Date
1880
Inscriptions
Coat A: Label on neck facing: ""F.W. RICHARDSON 158 ATLANTIC CORNER CLINTON STREET, BROOKLYN Mr. Henry F. Noyes Date April 3, 1880"" Pants B: Stamped on buttons: ""RICHARDSON - BROOKLYN"" Ink handwritten on coin pocket: ""Henry F. Noyes Esq. - April 3, 1880"" Waistcoat C: Handwritten in ink on strap: ""Henry F. Noyes""
Location of origin
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1942.140A-C
GUSN
52906
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