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Coat, man's / suit

Description

Man's coat of brown corded silk, with large cuffs made from brocaded fabric in silk and metal thread, featuring a floral pattern in shades of green, blue, pink and silver on a light blue ground. The skirts are padded with wadding and the buttons are covered with metallic thread part of a suit, British, c. 1735.

Museum reference

A.1978.417

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Coat, man's / suit

Production information

Unknown
Britain, EUROPE

Date

c. 1735

Materials

Corded silk, Brocade, Metallic thread, Silk, Wadding

Physical description

Mushroom and pale blue corded silk, silk and silver thread

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 1 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Fashion And Style

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