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Woman's evening coat

Evening coat of heavy black wool twill brocaded with gold in serpentine lines, cuffed arm holes, fronts and cuffs of black broadcloth, yoke and cuffs embroidered with black silk and gold braid, lined throughout with yellow and white figured quilted satin, neck, front, and cuff edges finished...

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Woven label in neck: Emile Pingat, 30 Rue Louis Le Grand, Paris

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, about 1885

Place of Creation

Paris, France

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill brocaded with metal (gold) threads, applied metal (gold) braid; wool pain weave; quilted silk satin lining, feather trim


Textiles and Fashion Arts