Men s Single and Double Prince AIbert Double Breasted Skirted Frock Coat with 2 Vests. The silhouette of
all garments are appropriate for the time period 18501915. The silk lining shows at the notched collar of the
DB frock. Both frocks have tails at the back that are open to the waist and inside pockets in both breast and in the
tails. Vest A has a notched collar and four welt pockets on the outside and two inside pockets at the breast. The
collar is "laid on" and does not go all the way around the back of the neck. Vest B has a shawl collar and two welt
pockets. View B's collar goes all the way around the back of the neck. The back of both vests has a cinch belt.
Coat Fabric ; Wool - Cheviot, Herringbone, Gabardine, Worsteds,
Serge, Broadcloth, Twill, Flannel or Novelty
Weaves. Most period frocks would be black but other
colors, such as gray, blue, or brown were used. For theatrical
use any bottom weight fabric.
Coat Lining: Silk or Poly Satin, Matte or Shiny. Vest Fabric: Either matching
or contrasting: patterned, striped, checked, plaid, satin,
brocade, pique or novelty. Options Coats Men's
Shoulder Pads, Sleeve Heads, Chest Pads, 1 1/4 yd 1/4"
stay tape. B Coat: Eight 3/4" and six 1/2" buttons. SB
Coat: Six 3/4" and six 1/2" buttons. Vie Vest Six
1/2" buttons, vest buckle, 3/4 yd. 1/4" stay tape. Vie B
Vest Four 1/2" buttons, vest buckle, 1 yd. 1/4" stay tape