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Uncut black velvet embroidered with black floss silk yarns in floral motif at front line, vents, collar cuffs, pockets and flaps buttons. Stand-up collar, round cuffs, solid gray velvet underside of lower sleeves, black silk lining. Condition: considerably altered.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

Italy or France


103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered black uncut velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts