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Object Number 1986.017.0004
Object Name Jacket
Date 1885-1889
Culture American
Description Black wool jacket, single breasted, buttons to neck, small lapel and collar, shaped, boned, postilion back. Possibly top of riding habit.
From donor file, donor annotated letter with the following information: "G.W. Gregg (George Wolfley Gregg) born 1833, Circleville, Ohio. His daughter was Mary Gregg (1862) married when she wad 30--her son was my father, Milton W. Henry. He died in Akron 1957. I assume the riding habit belonged to Mary Gregg. The man's tail coat and vest I believe was G.W. Gregg's."
Material Wool
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Credit line gift of Mrs. F. Eugene Schumacher