COAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1908

GUSN

GUSN-12973

Description

Charcoal gray cashmere with herringbone weave. Dark gray velvet collar backed with charcoal gray felt. 4 hidden black buttons dwon center front. 1 buttonhole below collar, no button. Chest pocket, left side, lined with black cotton twill. 2 large black pockets lined with tan velvet. Small ecru? pocket with flaps and lined in black cotton twill, above large right pocket. Long sleeves with double row of stitching at cuff. Kick pleat in back. Body and sleeves lined with black silk. Body lining is quilted. Small black silk loop inside collar. Inside chest pocket on right side, lined with black cotton twill.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coats (garments)
cashmere (wool)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
herringbone
Men's clothing
Cashmere
Velvet
Silk
Twill
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Herringbone
COAT

Inscription

Printed label with name and date handwritten in ink - handsewn inside inner pocket: ""Whitaker & Co. Inc.,/ 43, Conduit St., London, W./AND AT/19 Castle Street, 518, Fifth Avenue,/Liverpool New York/H. Codman Esq./ No. 20845 19-3-08"" (dashes are actually bullets).

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7140

Places

New York state (United States)