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Jacket

3/4 length with narrow sleeves terminating in a point. Fabric: small, Persian-style leaf and floral motifs in applied gold (aspect gaufré) on dark green silk velvet. Edged with contrasting fabric of silver-printed white silk. Venetian glass bead buttons. Label: "Mariano Fortuny Venise."...

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Provenance

Donor said purchased in 1937, made for her according to daughter in law, Betsy Collier.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sargent F. Collier

1930s

Object Place

Italy (Venice)

Accession Number

1986.959

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet stenciled with gold pigment, trimmed with glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes