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Man's coat

French
early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

116.5 cm (45 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1673

Medium or Technique

Figured silk velvet, embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped yarns, brass, silver and colored sequins, foil

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown uncut velvet figured with violet, pale blue and gold yarns embroidered with polychrome silk and silver yarns; brass, silver and colored sequins; gilt-silver and colored foil, bits of glass in floral motifs at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons. High stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, padded upper chest, white silk and cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection