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Greatcoat

Greatcoat

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Worsted, gilt metal chain, hand-stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Rev. J. P. Bushell and Mr Anthony Bushell

  • Museum number:

    T.87-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Overcoat for a man of sand-coloured worsted. Full length, cut full and slightly flaring towards the hem. Caped to the elbows. With a broad velvet collar and fastens with a gilt metal chain and clasp shaped like a bunch of flowers. Fastens from the neck to the hem with self-coloured buttons which become more widely spaced toward the bottom. The cape is also buttoned. The sleeves are slightly shaped with broad plain cuffs. On the left breast is a diagonal buttoned slit pocket. Hand-stitched and unlined.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Worsted, gilt metal chain, hand-stitched

Dimensions

Length: 54 in centre back, collar to hem, Length: 21.75 in underarm seam, Width: 52 in under arm

Descriptive line

Worsted greatcoat, England, ca. 1800

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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