Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Tailcoat

Object Number: 
1941.235a
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Wool, silk, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 3 in. ( 92.7 x 41.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Black wool dress tailcoat of a Coaching Club uniform; coat a silk trimmed collar lapels; short jacket with two vertical rows of two brass buttons on each side at the stomach, buttons incised with "C C" and showing the image of men in top hats in a coach, two of the same buttons at the cuffs and two at the waistline on the reverse; lined with black silk.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Perry Belmont
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group