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Man's court suit (coat)

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Coat: black silk velvet figured with silk gold yarns embroidered with gilt-silver wires, sequins, bits of glass in vegetative motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons; stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, lace ruffles, padded upper chest and back, white...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1785–92

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 110.5 x 101.6 cm (43 1/2 x 40 in.) CB X Chest Measurement

Accession Number

43.644a

Medium or Technique

Silk cut and uncut figured velvet embroidered with gilt silver wire, sequins, and bits of glass

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes