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Woman's evening coat

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

Place of Creation: Paris, France


Center front: 139.7 cm (55 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill brocaded with metal (gold) threads, applied metal (gold) braid; wool pain weave; quilted silk satin lining, feather trim

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Evening coat of heavy black wool twill brocaded with gold in serpentine lines, cuffed arm holes, fronts and cuffs of black broadcloth, yoke and cuffs embroidered with black silk and gold braid, lined throughout with yellow and white figured quilted satin, neck, front, and cuff edges finished with black ostrich feathers; woven label in neck: Emile Pingat, 30 Rue Louis Le Grand, Paris


Woven label in neck: Emile Pingat, 30 Rue Louis Le Grand, Paris

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb