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Woman's at-home jacket in the form of an 18th-century riding coat with deep skirts, made of pink, white and ivory satin stripes brocaded with polychrome flowers in the Louis XVI style, gold lame "vest" with rhinestone buttons, ivory silk chiffon "fichu" wraps around neck and hooks onto self on...

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Worn by donor's grandmother, Jane Norton Morgan, wife of J. P. Morgan; Gift from Jane Norton Nichols (donor's mother) to Henrietta N. Meyer, 1974; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Norton Nichols

French, 1912–13

Object Place

Paris, France


CB 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin stripe, brocaded; lamé, silk plain weave (chiffon)


Textiles and Fashion Arts