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Woman's coat

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Woman's coat with open sleeves; crimson velvet, fitted waist and ciruclar skirt with slit pockets; sleeves and fronts of skirt elaborately braided with gold and silver plaited braid and cord; trimmed with gold galloon with scalloped edge; lined with purple, yellow, and green striped sateen, the...

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Gift of Mrs. Gardiner H. Fiske

19th century

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Overall: 118.1 x 175.3 cm (46 1/2 CB x 69 in. cuff to cuff edge)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet embroidered with gold and silver cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts