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Man's dress coat

French
late 18th century
Worn by Thomas Lamb (American, (1796–1887))


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Center back: 115.6 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.331

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet, lined with silk satin and linen plain weave

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Velvet coat, small scale geometric motifs in vertical stripes of black pile with purple warp floats and pale blue-green weft floats; buttons of same velvet; body lined with white satin (now yellowed) and sleeves lined with white linen; several stains; patch on right sleeve; upper portion of front padded; worn by Thomas Lamb, Sr. (1753-1813)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb