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Man's coat

Black velvet figured with pale green and purple yarns embroidered with polychrome floss silk yarns in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons. Stand-up collar, round cuffs with two buttons, padded upper chest, white silk lining with pocket.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1775–1800

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.1677

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes