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Foreparts: white ribbed silk ground heavily embroidered with gilt-silver yarns (some over parchment) in stylized vegetative motif at opening, pocket flaps and skirts; vining motif to sides. Cotton back, lining. Single breasted. 13 cotton covered buttons embroidered with gilt-silver wire and...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French (?), 1740–70

Object Place

France (?)

Dimensions

L: 79 cm (31 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1682

Medium or Technique

Silk; White silk rep embroidered with gilt-silver yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes