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Object ID # 2005.017.004
Object Name Coat, Frock
Title Rev. Oldham's Dress Coat
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1965
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This black, double breasted Anglican clergyman's long dress coat belonged to Rev. M. F. Oldham. It is all-black in colour. There is no maker's label inside. The lapels are made of a different fabric. There are six buttons at the front in at least three different styles (three are decorative, the other three button up). There are fabric-covered cuff buttons as well.
Makers mark None
Provenance Maker unknown. Owned and worn by Rev. Maurice Oldham. Throughout his long service to the church, Reverend and Mrs. Oldham ministered to parishes in Dundalk, Tara, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Brussels, Camden East, Clayton, Innisville and Franktown.

Last belonged to Brian and Norma Rice of Sauble Beach, Bruce County. How they came to have it is unknown.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Fabric/Thread
Dimensions L-109 cm
Found Sauble Beach, Bruce County
People Oldham, Rev. Maurice