User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Man's coat

Start collecting

Black velvet figured with pale green and purple yarns embroidered with white silk yarns, silver wires and sequins, bits of glass in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons. Stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, white silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

112 cm (44 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1676

Medium or Technique

Figured velvet embroidered with silver

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes