Groom's Overcoat

Object Number: 
Wool, cotton, brass
Overall: 39 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 3 in. ( 100.3 x 41.9 x 7.6 cm )
printed and written: on the maker's label: "W. S. Painter/ JOHN PATTERSON & CO.,/ 10 E. 33rd St., N. Y./ NEW WALDORF ASTORIA AND BELLVUE AVE./ NEWPORT, R. I./ H. C. Fahnestock, Esq./ Date JUN 4 1914 No. 10400"
Blue single-breasted wool groom's overcoat from a Coaching Club uniform with a fitted body and a full knee-length skirt; short pointed collar with an interior trim of blue and gold stripes and split falling into a short lapel; row of six round brass buttons; split up the back with three brass buttons along the slit; two slit pockets at the waist; interior padded at the shoulder blades; remainder of interior lined with white cotton and blue felt; maker's label sewn into an interior breast pocket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harris Fahnestock, 1938
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group