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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1959.6.1
Title:
Coat
Collection type:
Museum
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1762
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    linen plain weave
    Description:
    Child's coat in cream and blue vertical stripes, double breasted button up front. The cuffs fold back, but there is no collar and there are six buttons on back flap.
    Dimensions:
    Height:21.5 in x Width:11 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:11 bust...9.5 sleeves
    Research Notes:
    Worn about 1762, Scituate, Rhode Island by William Battey, father of Julia Ann Battey, who married John Atwood, early cotton manufacturer.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Miss Dorothy Atwood
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