Man's coat

French
18th century


Object Place: Italy or France

Dimensions

103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.711

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered black uncut velvet

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Uncut black velvet embroidered with black floss silk yarns in floral motif at front line, vents, collar cuffs, pockets and flaps buttons. Stand-up collar, round cuffs, solid gray velvet underside of lower sleeves, black silk lining. Condition: considerably altered.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection