Norfolk Jacket

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Title

Norfolk Jacket

Subject

Men's Clothing; Fashion; Harris Tweed

Description

This is an example of a Norfolk Jacket, a style originally popular in outdoor activities was later adopted by the general public. This style of coat was also adopted by the Rifle Corps in the 1860s. The jacket is made of Harris Tweed and the boxy cut of the jacket highlights broad shoulders and holds in the waist of the wearer. This piece illustrates the relationship between the clothing of the upper classes being adopted by those in the middle class.

Source

Unknown

Date

1890-1900

Rights

In Copyright © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Format

JPEG

Type

Still Image

Identifier

T.356&A-1984

Coverage

United Kingdom

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Clothing

Files

2006AL3878_2500.jpg

Citation

“Norfolk Jacket ,” Clothing Makes the Man, accessed August 4, 2021, https://woosterdigital.org/clothingmakestheman/items/show/10.

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