Driving coat

Object Number: 
1941.236a
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 41 x 20 1/2 x 3 in. ( 104.1 x 52.1 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
printed and written: on the maker's label: "FRANCIS CARLSON/ 391 FIFTH AVENUE,/ NEW YORK/ Wm. Woodward Esq./ April 18, 1901" engraved: buttons: "C C" with a coach with horses between
Description: 
Dark green 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 two 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 and one pocket at the breast, on the right; lined with black silk cotton; maker's label sewn into an interior breast pocket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Woodward
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group