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Description

Black and white herringbone tweed with collar and full lining of grayish-brown fur; double-breasted with ten tortoiseshell buttons; button tab at collar with small button on either side; black elastic strap with large hook and eye closure below collar; large slash pockets lined with yellow chamois with smaller slash pockets above lined with gray wool; inner chest pockets lined with white cotton at both sides; button tab at cuffs with two buttons.

Details

Maker
Possibly Belle Jardiniere (Maker)
Inscriptions
Woven label inside collar, gold letters on black silk twill: ""Belle Jardinie`re / Paris"".
Location of origin
Paris, France
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
fur
machine-made
stitching
tweed
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
COAT
coats (garments)
Fur
fur
Hand Stitched
herringbone
Herringbone
machine-made
Men's clothing
stitching
Tweed
tweed
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5234
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73606

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