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Man's coat

Polychrome silk yarns embroidered on blue silk taffeta ground. Large scale conventionalized floral design at opening, pockets, bottom and neck. White silk lining.


1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 10, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, Spanish or Portuguese (?), 1725–50

Object Place

France or English, Spain or Portugal (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts