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Man's new style court dress and accessories

Ensemble consists of: a) Black silk velvet coat with cut steel buttons b) Black silk velvet breeches c) Black beaver bicorne hat with cut steel medallion and loop chains and black silk rosette trim d) White silk satin waistcoat with four cut steel buttons. e) Black silk velvet waistcoat with...

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Worn by William Whitaker Thompson (donor's father) when Chairman of the London City Council to the court of King George V in 1911; Gift to the MFA, December 18, 1985.

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Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

English, 1911

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Mixed media


Textiles and Fashion Arts