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Woman's evening coat

French
about 1885
Emile Pingat (French, active 1860–1896)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

52.1145

Medium or Technique

Wool twill brocaded with metal (gold) threads, quilted silk satin lining

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

An evening mantle of white wool twill brocaded with gold in design of sunburst with cloaded center, hooked down entire center front length, sleeves incorporated with side back, back fitted to waistline with fullness below in deep box pleats, lined throughout with pink quilted satin; originally trimmed with fur or eiderdown (now missing); woven in yellow threads on label sewn in neck: “Emile Pingat/ 30 Rue Louis le Grand/ PARIS”

Inscription

Woven in yellow threads on label sewn in neck: "Emile Pingat/ 30 Rue Louis le Grand/ PARIS"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb