Object Name: suit
Accession Number: 1947.2507
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Red cloth "Newmarket" style outfit trimmed with black watered silk, coat lined with cream silk.
Coat: fronts each in two sections with dart for bust each side, curving away below waist and with black watered silk turn-down collar and revers, with three black silk-covered buttons down each side; narrow additional centre front section each side imitating waistcoat, edges piped black silk and with nine black silk-covered buttons each side, fastening to v-neck with hooks and eyes; padded bust; pocket above waist inside left front; back in six sections, flared below waist, centre back vent, pleated below button at waist; long sleeves in two sections with turnback black watered silk cuffs and six buttons above at outer arm.
Skirt in 3 flared sections, slightly gathered at sides, fastening to left at waist with hook and eye and press fasteners.
Height: 94 cm