1820-1839 Man's Coat
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.
This coat was found in Ohio was possibly produced and worn in Ohio as well.
sleeve=Set-In Sleeve, jacket style=Tailored - Double-Breasted, lapel=Notched
“1820-1839 Man's Coat,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 20, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/499.
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