Large open T-shaped coat made of turquoise blue silk satin brocaded with gold weft yarns in Renaissance palmette pattern. Small tag says "Blue and gold Venetian lower cape". Possibly theater or fancy dress?
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
Theater or fancy dress?
Medium or Technique
Silk satin and gilt metal wrapped thread with gold-colored metal strips brocade, silk and gold-colored metallic woven trim, silk and metallic braided cord, and silk damask and cotton plain weave lining