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2961B Boston
November 19, 2016 10:00AMCalender

Wedding Frock Coat, Waistcoat, and Cravat Belonging to Rufus Erastus Crane

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2961B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 19, 2016 10:00AM


Wedding Frock Coat, Waistcoat, and Cravat Belonging to Rufus Erastus Crane, probably New York, New York, 1850, deep blue superfine broadcloth double breasted overcoat lined with silk, with plain brass buttons, the silk waistcoat with woven watered texture and gilt thread flowers, with a woven silk cravat, ht. 36 in.

Note: Rufus Erastus Crane was born June 3, 1815. On June 10, 1850, he married Anna Maria Ridley (1827-1905) at the Episcopal Church on 19th Street in New York. Family history states that this outfit was made specifically for his wedding. Crane died September 8, 1865.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Rufus Erastus Crane, Anna Maria Ridley, Rufus Erastus