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Child's coat

Probably made in the 20th century from an early 18th century French bizarre brocaded silk. Lined with a Bocharan silk idat. Machine stitched red embroidery around front opening and hem.

Provenance

Bought in Venice

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.670

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade with gold-colored metallic thread, metallic woven trin and looped fringe, and silk ikat lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes