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1820-1839 Man's Coat

Description

Natural-color cotton tail coat; double breasted with notched lapels. Garment is completely stitched by hand. Fall of collar is four inches wide. Hand stitches evident around back neck of collar at fall (or fold) line and approximately one inch below on stand of collar, possibly to give extra body to collar shape. Collar does not appear to have any interfacing or additional stiffening.

Source

HCT.1988.425.4

Date

1820-1839

Provenance

This coat was found in Ohio was possibly produced and worn in Ohio as well.

Design Elements

sleeve=Set-In Sleeve, jacket style=Tailored - Double-Breasted, lapel=Notched

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1820-1829

Color

Off-white

Files

1988.425.4 F.jpg
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1988.425.4 Pocket.jpg
1988.425.4 Tails2.jpg
1988.425.4 Tails.jpg
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collarconstruction.jpg
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Cotton FIber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber
Cotton Fiber

Citation

“1820-1839 Man's Coat,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 20, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/499.

Item Relations

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