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Theatrical doublet

Theatrical doublet and sleeves in Elizabethan style. Doublet: cut voided brown/red velvet brocaded with gilt-wrapped silk cord; stand-up collar; gold-colored silk cord covered button front closure; deep skirts; wings; brown silk satin ribbon bows with black metallic points painted gold; unbleached...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Western European, 1840–1900

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Medium or Technique

Velvet, brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts