Black wool dress tailcoat with gold and gilt metal embroidery on collar, cuffs, front edge, and back pockets. Cuffs and back embroidered in paulownia flower pattern. Cream silk lining finely quilted at upper bodice. Black silk label: "Tanakaya Kudandori Tokio"
Marshall H. Gould Fund, made possible with the generous assistance of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf
Japanese (Tokyo), Meiji era, about 1890
- Designed by Tanakaya, Japanese, late 19th century
101.6 cm (40 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool, gold and gilt-metal wrapped silk, sequins, Silk; wool plain weave, embroidered with gold and gilt-metal-wrapped silk yarns, gold sequins,quilted silk float pattern lining