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Woman's evening coat

An evening mantle of white wool twill brocaded with gold in design of sunburst with cloaded center, hooked down entire center front length, sleeves incorporated with side back, back fitted to waistline with fullness below in deep box pleats, lined throughout with pink quilted satin; originally...

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Inscription

Woven in yellow threads on label sewn in neck: "Emile Pingat/ 30 Rue Louis le Grand/ PARIS"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, about 1885

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number

52.1145

Medium or Technique

Wool twill brocaded with metal (gold) threads, quilted silk satin lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes