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Object Name: Tailcoat
Date: 1909
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Medium: Silk, metal, plastic
Dimensions: Overall (approx.): 3 × 26 × 46 in. (7.6 × 66 × 116.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
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.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Object Number: 1943.352a
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Marks: incised: each button: "C C"

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This dress tailcoat was worn by Harris Fahnestock at Coaching Club dinners. The Society also owns the waistcoat and trousers to this uniform.