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Man's coat

Light golden brown uncut velvet brocade. The design consists of lines and blocks of loops and blocks of satin-like surface. Low standing collar, velvet buttons. Worn by Matthew Ridley, a maternal ancestor of the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton

probably English or American, 1770–80

Accession Number

17.1441a

Medium or Technique

Velvet

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes