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Tailcoat

Tailcoat
Title
Tailcoat
Date 
1887
Medium 
Wool, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 19 x 37 in. ( 6.4 x 48.3 x 94 cm )
Description 
Black wool double-breasted tailcoat; 11/2" dark blue velvet closed stand-up collar (one hook and eye); 7 buttons down each side; closed sleeves with dark blue velvet false cuffs; 4 panels across the back with 2 buttons near the center at the waistline; all buttons covered with black silk; coat and tails lined with dark green silk, sleeves lined with white silk, breast lightly padded and quilted, vertical slit pocket on the left.
Credit Line 
Gift of P. Hamlin
Object Number 
1949.324b
Marks 
embroidered: on label inside neck: "BROOKS BROTHERS, / BROADWAY."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group