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Wool frock coat 1860-1880

Men& Black Wool Frock Coat from Just imported from France an early men& black wool frock coat 1860 - Buttons co.

Object Type  The top frock-coat came into fashion during the 1830s. It was an overcoat that was cut like an ordinary frock-coat (a formal close-fitting coat with waist seam) but was usually longer and generally double-breasted. It was intended to be worn without an undercoat while giving the appearance of an overcoat. It was made of heavy cloth such as cheviots, beavers, meltons and witneys, and often had a velvet collar.

Frock coat Place of origin: Great Britain, United Kingdom (made) Date: ca. 1890 (made) Materials and Techniques: Wool with silk revers, lined with sateen and cotton shirting, hand-sewn and machine-sewn Museum number:

Gentleman's Emporium / Double Breasted Prince Albert Wool Frock [004203]

A classy consort for formal occasions, this is the double-breasted Prince Albert wollen frock coat

Coat 1875, American, Made of wool

1870 Frock Coat Culture: American Medium: wool Man’s frock coat and vest of forest green ribbed wool. Coat double breasted fitted to waist, full skirt, piped with black braid. Vest single breasted with shawl collar.


frock coat, for example, once considered appropriate anywhere before six in the evening gradually became formal daytime attire by the The grey frock coat would have been considered correct dress for a promenade in the park.