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Man's coat

Cut and uncut rose (now faded to brown) figured velvet with white brocading silk yarns, floral motif. Open cuffs, covered buttons (no buttonholes), purple wool lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, about 1750–75

Object Place

France or England

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts