Coat & Pants

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1930-1939

GUSN

GUSN-13146

Description

Coat A: Cream; turnover notched collar; single breasted - 2 buttons; 3 patch pockets and coin pocket; 1 inside pocket; 2 pearl buttons at sleeve, unlined; box pleats and waistband at back. Pants B: Cream; cuffs; 2 side pockets, 2 hips pockets; button front with placket; belt loops at waistband.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
sports clothing
summer (season)
Men's clothing
Hand Stitched
Walking Wear
Sportswear
Summer
SUIT

Inscription

CoatA: Label at neck: ""TAILORED BY GOODALL/Palm Beach/Reg. US.PAT.OFF."" (Palm Beach & pat. info are surrounded by a box) Label on pocket: ""Palm Beach Suits/can be washed or dry-cleaned. For best results when washing use lukewarm water. Do not boil. Use no starch. Do not bleach./For laundering/Sleeve Length......./Coat......./NRA/We do our best/Manufactured under/Men's Clothing/Code Authority/256851/KFA"" NRA = 1930's See worksheet for label appearance. On Pants B: label on right hip pocket: same as coat. Label: ""Palm Beach Trousers & Slacks/Readily wash or dry clean. Results best if treated like wool garments according to Laundry or Dry Cleaner Ass'n formulas. The following should be filled in with India Ink by the retailer when this garment is sold./WAIST___________INSEAM__________""

Additional Identification Number

1990.368A-B

Maker

NRA (Clothing) (Maker)
Palm Beach (Clothing) (Maker)
Tailored by Goodall (for Palm Beach) (Maker)

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher

Accession Number

1990.368AB