Coat & Waistcoat - uniform?

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-38658

Description

Coat A: Blue; blue velvet collar with wide revers; false double breasted; gilt "military" buttons with eagle; darts at front; pointed pocket flaps (false); 2 breast pockets (inside); padded shoulders; quilted armscye; black silk lining; no raw edges. Waistcoat B: blue; black satin back with buckle and strap; white silk lining; gussets; 4 front pockets; darts at front; low, rounded lapels, no collar; 4 same gilt buttons; cut away front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cloth
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
ambassadors
diplomacy
Men's clothing
Broadcloth
Silk
Hand Stitched
Court
Ambassador
Diplomacy
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Coat A: Label on collar: ""Phillips & Higgins - St. Petersburg"" Stamped on buttons: ""JOSH STARKEY - LONDON"" ""E PLURIBUS UNUM"" Waistcoat B: Stamp on buttons: ""JOSH STARKEY - LONDON"" & ""E PLURIBUS UNUM""

Additional Identification Number

1936.583A-B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

London, England

Accession Number

1936.583AB

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