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Man's court jacket

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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"

Credit Line

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
Object Place

Tokyo, Japan


101.6 cm (40 in.)

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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


Textiles and Fashion Arts