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Blue silk damask brocaded with polychrome silks and metallic yarns in stylized floral motifs. High round neckline with small rounded wrap collar. Coat closure with two welted pockets; vertical and horizonal darts in bodice; metallic fringe at front line. Full-length sleeves with metallic cording...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian (Venice), about 1700

Object Place

Venice, Italy

Dimensions

146.5 cm (57 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 57 1/2 in.

Accession Number

43.1629

Medium or Technique

Silk; bizarre silk: fanciful floral motifs brocaded with polychrome silk threads and lance with gold metallic threads on blue silk damask ground

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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