Driving coat

Title:
Driving coat
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Wool, silk, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 39 1/2 x 21 x 3 in. ( 100.3 x 53.3 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Black wool single-breasted driving coat from the uniform of the Coaching Club with a fitted body and short full skirt; three brass buttons down the front and four at each cuff inscribed, "C C" with a man driving a coach with horses on each; split tab collar and lapel; split up the back to the waist with coaching club buttons on each side; flap pockets at the waist; lined with black silk twill.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Object Number: 
1943.351a
Marks: 
inscribed: buttons: "C C" with a coach with horses between printed and written: on label in inside pocket: "HERBERT F. TAYLOR, 320 FIFTH AVE. NEW YORK/ Harris Fahnestock, Esq/ Date. March 1st 1909"
Gallery Label: 
This driving coat, part of a Coaching Club uniform, was worn by Harris Fahnestock.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group