Coat & waistcoat belonging to John Hancock.
18th c American American Colonial Textiles
AMERICAN CLOTHIER Anonymous
Velvet; Satin; Silver thread
Boston, Massachusetts. Boston Historical Society and Museum.
"Red velvet coat and blue satin waistcoat with silver embroidery worn by John Hancock (1737-1793) when he was declared the first Governor-elect of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on October 25, 1780. Also pictured are his psalm book and leather box."