Military

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1895-1911

GUSN

GUSN-38657

Description

A=Coat: Black; bright gilt embroidery - elaborate foliate garland at high standing collar; deep cuffs, front, waist pockets, arms, back; heavily padded; white silk lining; gilt buttons; hook and eye closure - single breasted. B=Pants: Black with gilt trim (foliate garland) and braid along pant leg; straps at hem; button front; 2 pockets ( 1 at each side seam). C=Pants: Black; gilt braid with chevron pattern along length of pant leg; button front; hook and button at waist; buckle and strap closure and gusset of blue fabric at back; straps (under boots). D=Hat, Bicorne: Black with white ostrich feathers; black moire ribbon; gilt braid and ornament; one gilt button; rosette - red, white and blue; pleated silk lining and leather headband.

Details

Descriptive Terms

military uniforms
braid
embroidering
feather (material)
stitching
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
ambassadors
diplomacy
feather (material)
festoon (motif)
fancy dress
armed forces
Men's clothing
Silk
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Foliate Garland
Court
Formal
Military
Braid
Diplomacy
Ambassador
Feather
UNIFORM

Inscription

On Coat A: Embossed on buttons: ""E PLURIBUS UNUM"" with eagle, shield, olive twig; also: ""JOSEPH STARKEY LONDON 25 CONDUIT ST"" On Pants B: stamped on buttons: 3 different naives 1) ""MODE DE PARIS"" 2) ""DAVIES & SON, HANOVER ST"" 3) ""KAPLAIN & FILS - ST.PSBG"" 4) label: ""June 21, 1911 Danes & Son 19&20 HANOVER ST. His Excellency Curtis Guild"" On Pants C: Label on gusset: printed in Russian. Stamped on button: ""MODE DE PARIS"" On Hat D: label on hat lining: in Russian - gold lettering with ""1858"" Stamped on gilt button: ""E PLURIBUS UNUM"" with eagle and shield and ""H.V. ALLIEN & CO, NY & LONDON.

Additional Identification Number

1936.582 A

Related Items

Title Court Hat Accession Number 1936.582D
Title Coat & Waistcoat - uniform? Accession Number 1936.583AB

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

London, England; Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1936.582A-C=C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)