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Man's suit in three pieces (breeches)

Coat: purple velvet embroidered with gilt-silver wire, sequins, foil and purple chenille, purple cloth under gilt-silver netting at borders, in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs, pockets and flaps, buttons; stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, padded upper chest and...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.639c

Medium or Technique

Embroidered velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes