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Man's dress coat

Velvet coat, small scale geometric motifs in vertical stripes of black pile with purple warp floats and pale blue-green weft floats; buttons of same velvet; body lined with white satin (now yellowed) and sleeves lined with white linen; several stains; patch on right sleeve; upper portion of front...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, late 18th century

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Silk velvet, lined with silk satin and linen plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts