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Object Name: Tail coat
Date: ca. 1830
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Medium: Wool
Dimensions: Overall: 38 3/4 x 28 x 3 in. ( 98.4 x 71.1 x 7.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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Description: Homespun, black, double-breasted wool tail coat with a wide collar, notched lapels, two flap pockets at the hips and two rows of wooden buttons, covered in black textile, down the front; long tails, split down the center in the back.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Irene Everett Fenner
Object Number: 1945.66
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This tail coat was made for George Fenner, the grandfather of the donor's husband, probably in Rush, Genesse Co., NY, by his daughters, Sophia and Mary.