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Woman's jacket

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Silk, gilt-silver and sequins on green velvet; metallic yarns laid and coiled on surface and couched down. Embroidery around collar, cuffs, central opening, bottom edge and at center back; cuffs: symmetrical design of cornucopias flanking formal floral motif; front, left and right: peacocks...

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Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hill

Greek (Northern Islands (Northern Sporades)), early 19th century

Object Place

Probably Northern Sporades, Greek Islands


42 cm (16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic yarns and sequins embroidered on velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts