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Tailcoat

Object Number: 
1949.324b
Date: 
1887
Medium: 
Wool, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 19 x 37 in. ( 6.4 x 48.3 x 94 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on label inside neck: "BROOKS BROTHERS, / BROADWAY."
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group