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; three tail pockets; sleeves lined with yellow silk; "plaid" decorated buttons; two buttons at cuffs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

evening coats
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Overcoat
Coat, Evening
Coat, Evening

Inscription

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

Associated Person

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Credit Line

Gift of John Thomas

Accession Number

1920.299