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Man's formal suit
Designed by Tanakaya (Japanese, late 19th century)
Object Place: Tokyo, Japan
center front L: 101.6 cm (40 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain weave; embroidered with gold, gilt-metal wrapped silk yarns, sequins, lined with silk
Not On View
Formal black wool dress tailcoat heavily embroidered over chest front, cuffs, high-standing collar, back and pockets with couched gold metal yarns in stylized floral branches and paulownia flowers, borders in maze pattern. Cream silk quilted lining.
Marshall H. Gould Fund, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf