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Man's coat

Brown uncut velvet figured with violet, pale blue and gold yarns embroidered with polychrome silk and silver yarns; brass, silver and colored sequins; gilt-silver and colored foil, bits of glass in floral motifs at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons. High stand-up...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 19th century

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Figured silk velvet, embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped yarns, brass, silver and colored sequins, foil


Textiles and Fashion Arts