Coat, Waistcoat & Pants

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880

GUSN

GUSN-52906

Description

Coat A: Black tweed with red and green dots; notched turnover collar; single breasted; 5 buttonholes, 3 buttons; lined with green silk; padded shoulders and front; 2 breast pockets; 2 flap pockets; 1 button on sleeve (no cuffs); sleeves lined with cream striped silk. Pants B: Black tweed with red and green dots; button front; watch pocket; 2 side pockets; buckle and strap back closure; cambric lining waist and cotton pockets; crease. Waistcoat C: Black tweed with red and green dots; single breasted; (no collar); 6 buttons; cream (yellowed) linen lining; green silk back with buckle and strap closure; 4 pockets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Men's clothing
Linen
Silk
Hand Stitched
SUIT

Inscription

Coat A: Label on neck facing: ""F.W. RICHARDSON 158 ATLANTIC CORNER CLINTON STREET, BROOKLYN Mr. Henry F. Noyes Date April 3, 1880"" Pants B: Stamped on buttons: ""RICHARDSON - BROOKLYN"" Ink handwritten on coin pocket: ""Henry F. Noyes Esq. - April 3, 1880"" Waistcoat C: Handwritten in ink on strap: ""Henry F. Noyes""

Additional Identification Number

1942.140 A

Maker

F. W. Richardson (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Accession Number

1942.140A-C

Places

New York state (United States)

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