Jonathan Sheldon's Freedom Suit

Jonathan Sheldon's Freedom Suit

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Object Name
Suit, 2 Piece
Object Type
Main Dress
Man
Suit
Entire Body
Other Terms
Suit, 2 Piece; Entire Body; Main Dress; Male
Date made
1775
associated person
Townsend, John
Sheldon, Jonathan
maker
unknown
place made
United States: Rhode Island
Physical Description
cotton nankeen (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 44 in x 13 1/2 in; 111.76 cm x 34.29 cm
coat back: 31 1/2 in; 80.01 cm
coat arm sleeve inseam: 22 1/2 in; 57.15 cm
coat arm outer sleeve seam: 23 in; 58.42 cm
breeches: 24 in; 60.96 cm
breeches inseam: 16 1/4 in; 41.275 cm
ID Number
2012.0194.001
catalog number
236205.001
accession number
2012.0194
Credit Line
Gift of Daughters of the American Revolution. Mahwenawasigh Chapter
World's Columbian Exposition
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Data Source
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