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Prescott Frock Coat

White linen coat, collarless, with silk crewel embroidery in shades of yellow and gold down the front and sleeve cuffs. Two attached pocket flaps (no pockets) adorn the front; side seams open to waist. C. 1775; good condition with some stains and fading.
This jacket belonged to Col. William Prescott who commanded the American Forces at Bunker Hill in June, 1775.
On loan from the family of Miss Mary J. Wright.