Coachman's overcoat

Object Number: 
INV.11806
Date: 
ca. 1925
Medium: 
Wool, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 1/2 x 18 x 3 in. ( 102.9 x 45.7 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on label: "JOHN PATTERSON & CO/ ESTABLISHED 1852/ New York/ and / Newport" around a thistle
Description: 
Blue single-breasted wool coachman's overcoat from a Coaching Club uniform with a fitted body and a full knee-length skirt; short pointed coller with an interior trim of blue and gold stripes and split falling into a short lapel; row of six round brass buttons; split up the back with a brass button at the base of the tails; one slit pocket at the waist and two exterior flap pockets at the waist; interior padded at the shoulder blades; remainder of interior lined with white cotton and blue felt; maker's label at the neck.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harris Fahnestock, 1938
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group