Frock coat and waistcoat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1892

GUSN

GUSN-54613

Description

Frock Coat A: Black; lined with black ribbed silk; turnover collar with wide revers faced with silk; sleeves lined with blue, red and black striped silk; shoulder, front and armscye are padded (quilted armscye); double breasted; 4 pairs button holes; 3 pairs buttons; 2 breast pockets; 2 tail pockets; darts at side; 3 button cuff. Waistcoat B: Black herringbone like coat; cream silk lining; black ribbed silk back with buckle and strap closure; double breasted, wide revers; 4 pairs buttons; 4 pockets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
tweed
wool (textile)
Men's clothing
Tweed
Silk
Hand Stitched
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

Frock Coat A: Label in right breast pocket (sewn in): ""KINSLEY & BLAKE/E.H.Eldridge Esq./5 TREMONT PLACE, BOSTON."" On buttons: ""TRESSE DE PARIS"" Waistcoat B: stamp on buckles and buttons: Buckle: ""PARIS"" Buttons: ""TRESSE PARIS""

Additional Identification Number

1947.287A-B

Maker

Possibly Kinsley & Blake (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA; Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1947.287AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)