Man's coat

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Found at Gunnister, Northmavine, Shetland

Postcard of Man's coat.
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Man's coat

This coat was discovered on a man's body found at Gunnister in Northmavine in Shetland in the late 17th century. When he died, the man was wearing a coat, breeches, cap and stockings.

The coat is unlined and has no collar.

Among the possessions found with the body were a staved vessel, a horn spoon, a knife handle, a quill and writing board, a knitted woollen purse and a silk ribbon.

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Online ID: 000-100-001-394-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.NA 1038
Date: Late 17th century
Material: Cloth
Dimensions: 39.00" L x 19.00" W
What: Coat
Subject: Costume, etc. (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Shetland, Northmavine, Gunnister
Description: Collarless coat of khaki brown cloth, found at Gunnister, Shetland
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