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Coat: floral embroidery

Object Number: 
1941.1175
Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 19 x 50 in. ( 10.2 x 48.3 x 127 cm )
Description: 
Brown cut velvet tailcoat with stand-up collar, deep cuffs with 3 buttons on each side, pockets at each hip with chevron-shaped flaps, a button at the bottom of each tail; collar, cuffs, tails, pockets and outer edge at the front embroidered in various colors of silk in ornate floral and leaf design, handmade silk point lace along the outer edges and ruffled inside the hem of the cuffs; lined with white twill-weave silk.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group