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Frock coat and waistcoat

Description

Frock Coat A: Black; lined with black ribbed silk; turnover collar with wide revers faced with silk; sleeves lined with blue, red and black striped silk; shoulder, front and armscye are padded (quilted armscye); double breasted; 4 pairs button holes; 3 pairs buttons; 2 breast pockets; 2 tail pockets; darts at side; 3 button cuff. Waistcoat B: Black herringbone like coat; cream silk lining; black ribbed silk back with buckle and strap closure; double breasted, wide revers; 4 pairs buttons; 4 pockets.

Details

Maker
Possibly Kinsley & Blake (Manufacturer)
Date
1892
Inscriptions
Frock Coat A: Label in right breast pocket (sewn in): ""KINSLEY & BLAKE/E.H.Eldridge Esq./5 TREMONT PLACE, BOSTON."" On buttons: ""TRESSE DE PARIS"" Waistcoat B: stamp on buckles and buttons: Buckle: ""PARIS"" Buttons: ""TRESSE PARIS""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA; Paris, France
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
tweed
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ENSEMBLE
ensembles (costume)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
tweed
Tweed
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1947.287AB
GUSN
54613

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