Swallowtail Coat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1835-1849

GUSN

GUSN-37035

Description

Navy blue with blue velvet "M" notch collar; padded shoulders, armsceye, tail; double breasted; darts at front; lined with blue and black silk and linen; two small buttons at cuff; folded cuffs with piping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tail coats
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Coat
Coat, Tail
Coat, Tail

Inscription

Stamped on buttons: ""RICH GILT - WARRANTED""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Lillie Collamore Smith

Accession Number

1934.1675