Green wool coat embroidered in silver and gold. Body of coat made of gored sections with an all-over design of single blossoms embroidered in gold. On either side of front opening a shaped panel solidly embroidered in a design of stylized floral sprays and arabesque. A large panel of same design covers three quarters of back of coat. Opening and bottom edged with a narrow n\band embroidered with pear forms and blossoms, and bottom\m corners, font and back, with large flower-filled pears. Dolman sleeves with embroidered epaulet sections. Lining of colored, striped cotton.

Coat, 18th century

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Details
Title
Coat
Role
Artist
Dimension
52 3/4 in. (134 cm)
Accession Number
41.50
Curator Approved

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Green wool coat embroidered in silver and gold. Body of coat made of gored sections with an all-over design of single blossoms embroidered in gold. On either side of front opening a shaped panel solidly embroidered in a design of stylized floral sprays and arabesque. A large panel of same design covers three quarters of back of coat. Opening and bottom edged with a narrow n\band embroidered with pear forms and blossoms, and bottom\m corners, font and back, with large flower-filled pears. Dolman sleeves with embroidered epaulet sections. Lining of colored, striped cotton.