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Man's coat

Ribbed white silk figured with polychrome yarns. Short stand-up collar, round cuffs, buttons covered with silver wire and foil (buttonholes uncut), blue silk lining with two pockets.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1750–75

Object Place

France or England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts