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Doublet

Western European
1840–1900


Dimensions

58 cm (22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.327

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Theatrical doublet and sleeves in Elizabethan style. Black silk velvet with silk knotted trim. Stand-up collar. Wings. Wide slashed sleeves tapered to wrists; covered button wrist closure. Three vertical slashes either side front and back. Decorative points: stitched-on black silk ribbon bows with black metallic tips. Skirt of pickadils (tabs). Hook-and-eye front closure. Brown glazed cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection