Tailcoat

Object Number: 
1943.352a
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall (approx.): 3 × 26 × 46 in. (7.6 × 66 × 116.8 cm)
Marks: 
incised: each button: "C C"
Description: 
Black silk dress tailcoat (coat to Coaching Club uniform); coat has velvet double collar and black silk lapels with a buttonhole at each side at the tips; short jacket with a vertical row of yellow metal buttons on each side at the stomach, buttons incised with "C C" and showing the image of men in top hats in a coach, same buttons at the cuffs (3) and 2 near the center at the waistline on reverse.
Gallery Label: 
This dress tailcoat was worn by Harris Fahnestock at Coaching Club dinners. The Society also owns the waistcoat and trousers to this uniform.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group