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"Frak"

Description

Blue wool; turnover collar with wide lapels, self facing; double-breasted; five pairs of buttonholes, four pairs of buttons; raw edges; padded shoulders, front armseye; one breast pocket, two tail pockets; tails and back are lined with blue silk; no buttons at cuff; sleeves lined with pin stripe cream silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1861
Inscriptions
1) Tailor's label under collar: ""Henry Poole Saville Row No 8818 O. Codman"" 2) Stamp on button: ""FAST SHANK"".
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
COAT
coats (garments)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Men's clothing
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5389
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
7311

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