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Call #:
1895.4.3A
Title:
Frock Coat
Collection type:
Costume
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1788
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    wool plain weave
    wool twill
    buttons
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Brown wool plain weave men's three piece suit, of which A is the coat. Long coat with stiff collar, six large disk covered buttons down front and long squared back and bottom edge. Flap pockets either side. The interior is partially lined in brown wool twill with linen plain weave in areas.
    Dimensions:
    Height:47 in x Width:16 in
    --or--
    Height:119.4 cm x Width:40.7 cm
    Notes/Special Measurements:24 inch sleeves
    Subjects:
    Arnold, Sion
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to Sion Arnold.
    Provenance:
    Gift of James R. Dorrance , 1895-12-09
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    Call #:
    1925.11.1A
    Title:
    Man's coat or frock coat
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1795
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing -- Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    wool plain weave
    metal buttons
    wool twill
    linen plain weave
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Green broadcloth wool coat with tall stand-and-fall collar and pointed top lapel has double-breasted front with 14 brass engraved buttons. Flap pockets both sides. Tight-fitting shaped two-piece sleeves end in slit cuff that closes with a plain brass button. Long tails with full pleats, two brass buttons at top, and at lower hem of pleats. Coat lined in glazed blue wool twill. Some moth and wear damage to left tail lining.
    Dimensions:
    Height:45 in x Width:18 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:18 bust width...27.5 sleeves
    Research Notes:
    Called a "Freedom Suit" and traditionally given to a man upon his 21st birthday. This suit descended in the Wickes Family.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mr. Irons , 1925-12-31
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    Call #:
    1957.23.5
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Costume
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1825-1850
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    wool twill
    metal buttons
    metal hooks
    linen plain weave
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Green wool child's coat with nine round buttons up front with five pointed star and one on each hip accent. The blue cording at hip gathers and up front, neck , cuffs, and bottom and there are seven hooks up inside to close. The lining is brown linen plain weave and the back is plain.
    Dimensions:
    Height:18.5 in x Width:12 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:12 bust...10.5 sleeves
    Provenance:
    Gift of Miss Harriet W Chace
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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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    Call #:
    1960.17.10
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1880-1890
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    cotton
    lace
    tapes
    pearl buttons
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    A white child's coat with a horizontal rib, four large buttons up front, lace at collar and bottom, cotton tapes attached in fern motif along edge which is pointed.
    Dimensions:
    Height:18 in x Width:14 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:14 bust...12 sleeve
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Lauristan Hazard
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    Call #:
    1960.17.11
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1885
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    cotton ribbed
    lace
    pearl buttons
    cotton tapes
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    White child's coat with horizontal rib, four pearl buttons up front, all over appliqué of cotton tapes in flowers and scallops, and lace at collar and bottom edge.
    Dimensions:
    Height:18 in x Width:15 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:15 bust...12.5 sleeve
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Lauristan Hazard
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    Call #:
    1962.3.37
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1820-1840
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    silk satin
    metal thread
    metal toggles
    Medium:
    Embroidery
    Place of production/origin:
    China, Guangdong, Canton
    Description:
    Navy blue Chinese coat with robins egg blue interior. The exterior is completely covered in embroidery in all bright colors and gold with central dragon and flanking either side wraps across front and toggles on right side. The sleeves are darker blue rib
    Dimensions:
    Height:56 in x Width:80 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:80 cuff to cuff
    Provenance:
    Museum Purchase , 1962
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    Call #:
    1978.9.16
    Title:
    Child's Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1800-1875
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    fibre, linen
    Description:
    Brown linen child's collarless coat with white trim, three self covered buttons up front, three-quarter length sleeves with three decorative buttons at cuff, one pocket with flap and two buttons, and one fake pocket that is the same.
    Dimensions:
    Height:27.75 in x Width:14.5 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:14.5 bust...11 sleeves
    Research Notes:
    from Battey Farmhouse in North Scituate, R.I. Ball and Battey Families, from farmhouse on Battey Meetinghouse Road, North Scituate, Rhode Island
    Provenance:
    Gift of Dr. James F. Battey
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    Call #:
    1982.46.2
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1865
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    silk-wool blend plain weave
    cotton plain weave glazed
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Bristol
    Description:
    Blue child's coat with scalloped edge at bottom, cuffs ad diagonal button up front with eleven large covered buttons with quatrefoil raised designs on each. The lining is brown cotton.
    Dimensions:
    Height:19.5 in x Width:14 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:14 bust...9.75 sleeves
    Research Notes:
    Belonged to Mary Richmond Spooner Manton of Bristol, R.I. 1838 - 1870.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. David (Salisbury) Duncan
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    Call #:
    1986.5.4
    Title:
    Coat
    Collection type:
    Museum
    Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1855 - 1860
    Object type:
    3: Personal Artifacts; Clothing, Outerwear; Coat
    Materials:
    wool twill
    cotton
    wool batting
    pearl buttons
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Child's coat in cream with long attached cape and cream silk embroidery of leaves with scalloped edge. There is also embroidery on front of cuffs, a two button closure at front and all lined in beige cotton.
    Dimensions:
    Height:23.75 in x Width:12.5 in
    Notes/Special Measurements:12.5 bust...8 sleeves
    Provenance:
    Gift of Jane C. Nylander , 1986
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