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Frock coat and breeches (breeches)

Brown-gray ribbed silk. Frock: turndown squared collar; 11 covered buttons at front line; round cuffs; rectangular pocket flaps over 3 buttons; pleated side vents with 3 buttons; tackover at center vent; white silk front and skirt and linen back and sleeve linings. Breeches: front button closure,...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1775–1800

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Brown silk rep


Textiles and Fashion Arts