(c) 2006-present R. Macaraeg
Subject: gentleman officer
Culture: Colonial-Revolutionary Anglo-American
Setting: 13 Colonies, American Revolution, North America 18thc
Object: costume = frock coat, waistcoat, shirt, breeches
* Old State House Museum
"Coat and Waistcoat Belonging to John Hancock
John Hancock was inaugurated in 'a suit of crimson velvet' -- perhaps this luxurious outfit.
Velvet, satin, silk" ...
* Yorktown Victory Center (describing belongings of New England farmer Matthew Patten)
"Waistcoat and breeches,
British, c. 1780,
* Yorktown Victory Center (describing goods of loyalist Jacob Ellegood)
linen and wool."
* Williamsburg Clothiers of Virginia