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; 2 small buttons at cuff; folded cuffs with piping.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tail coats
cloth
stitching
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Men's clothing
Broadcloth
Silk
Linen
Hand Stitched
COAT

Inscription

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1934.1675