Men's evening coat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1852

GUSN

GUSN-13123

Description

Brown with brown velvet "M" notched collar (notches at outer point); double breasted; darts at front and back; quilted and padded neck, chest; 3 tail pockets (?); sleeves lined with yellow silk; "plaid" decorated buttons; 2 buttons at cuffs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening coats
cloth
stitching
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
evening dress (concept)
fancy dress
government
Men's clothing
Broadcloth
Silk
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Formal
Evening
Government
COAT, EVENING

Inscription

Stamp on buttons: ""SUPER FINE PARIS"" Label inside collar lining: ""Daniel Webster Feb. 28, 1852""

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1920.299