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Coat: black wool broadcloth embroidered with polychrome floss silk in floral motifs at frontline, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets, buttons; high stand-up collar, round cuffs, sham pockets, heavily padded upper chest and back; pale blue and white silk lining. Waistcoat: foreparts: pale blue silk...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, late 18th century

Object Place

France ?


107.5 cm (42 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black wool broadcloth embroidered with polychrome silks


Textiles and Fashion Arts