Suit The Metropolitan Museum of Art The dress coat, as this style of jacket was originally called in the late century, was worn for day and formal evening occasions, with the exception of court which had its own prescribed dress code.
Suit Date: ca. 1850 Culture: American (probably) Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 37 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 45 in. cm) Credit Line: The Jacqueline Loewe Fowler Costume Collection, Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler, 1982