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Groom's overcoat

Object Number: 
INV.11815
Date: 
1925
Medium: 
Wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 x 19 x 4 in. ( 109.2 x 48.3 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on label at neck: "JOHN PATTERSON & CO/ 665 FIFTH AVENUE/ NEW YORK" below a thistle printed: on pocket label: "Arvid Swenson/ John Patterson & Co/ 655-671 FIFTH AVE/ NEW YORK AND/ BELLVUE AVE/ NEWPORT RI/ Harris Fahnestock/ Date. OCT 5 1925
Description: 
Blue double-breasted wool groom's overcoat from a Coaching Club uniform with a fitted body and a full knee-length skirt; short pointed collar with an interior trim of blue and gold stripes; two rows of six round brass buttons; split up the back; one pocket at the waist; one vertical pocket inside the front; padded back; remained of interior lined with a black and white plaid wool; maker's labels at the neck and inside the interior pocket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harris Fahnestock, 1938
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group