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Overcoat

Description

Light brown/beige overcoat; blue plaid lining; turnover collar with self facing; double breasted. Six pairs large buttons; cuffs; two flap pockets; raw hewn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1851-1899
Inscriptions
Handwritten note in lining: ""This coat (including the plaid lining) was made about 1840 for Joseph Philbrick of Seabrook, NH from cloth spun, colored and woven at Judge Joseph Philbrick's of Weare, NH before 1825. Estate of Mrs. O.F. Swasey, Beverly, Mass.""
Material
cloth
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
OVERCOAT
overcoats (outerwear)
Plaid
plaids
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1949.15
Credit Line
Gift of George O. Swasey and Sister
GUSN
54874

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