Man's frock suit, ca. 1890. Man's three piece wool suit consists of a black wool double breasted frock coat, trousers and a contrasting brocade vest. Made by P.M. Gimse, a Minneapolis, Minn. tailor. ID Number: 69.102.1.A-C Minnesota Historical Society
1820 Frock Coat.(LACMA) In 1816, the frock coat was introduced. Unlike long-tailed dress coats, frock coats had a waist seam and a full skirt which hung down to the knees. Initially viewed as being rather informal, the frock coat would eventually become a wardrobe staple.
Gentleman's Embroidered Wool Frock Coat, 2nd half 18th Century. Black with fold over collar and cuff having brown sleeve decorated with polychrome floral embroidery, oversized pockets beneath squared pocket flaps, pleated back and embroidered buttons, silk lining.
Actress Amelia Heinle at the Place de la Concorde in a Givenchi frock coat of turquoise silk moiré faille with antiqued silver lace appliqué, over pale gray lace trousers trimmed in crystal beads; an a silk taffeta blouse. Givenchy Haut Coutture 1999