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1906 black wool suit & hat (1947.1720)

Object Name: frockcoat and waistcoat

Artist/Maker: Neal, James, Ltd
Role in production: Maker
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Date: 1906

Accession Number: 1947.1720
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • satin
  • woven

Suit - without trousers - in dark blue twilled wool
Coat : single-breasted; fronts each in one section extending to side, with dart from underarm to waist, rounded at bottom corners, fastening to turn-down collar and short revers with four composition-covered buttons and buttonholes, with additional buttonhole at top of left rever; slit pocket, black twilled cotton, slanting down to centre, at left level with armhole, similar pocket inside right front; small pocket with flap at right above waist, larger pocket with flap at waist each side; tapering back in two sections; long sleeves in two sections, open at wrist with two buttons and buttonholes; lined black cotton satin except at centre front, quilted under arms; sleeves lined blue and white striped cotton satin; loop for hanging inside neck. Waistcoat : fronts, twilled wool, pointed each side of centre front and fastening to V-neck with six buttons and buttonholes; slit pocket, black twilled cotton, each side at waist, sloping down to centre, similar smaller pocket below; back black cotton satin except twilled woollen edging at neck; cotton satin straps at waist fastening with metal buckle stamped "PARIS SOLIDE"; lined blue and white striped cotton satin.

Worn by Dr C W Cunnington.


Type: Length (waistcoat)
Height: 52.5 cm