Men's Overcoat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1851-1899

GUSN

GUSN-54874

Description

Light brown-beige overcoat; blue plaid lining; turnover collar with self facing; double breasted. Six pairs large buttons; cuffs; two flap pockets; raw hewn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

overcoats (outerwear)
wool (textile)
Overcoat
Overcoat

Inscription

Handwritten note in lining: ""This coat (including the plaid lining) was made about 1840 for Joseph Philbrick of Seabrook, NH from cloth spun, colored and woven at Judge Joseph Philbrick's of Weare, NH before 1825. Estate of Mrs. O.F. Swasey, Beverly, Mass.""

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of George O. Swasey and Clara S. Woodbury

Accession Number

1949.15

Places

New Hampshire (United States)