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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, Metallic thread, Silk, Wadding

Physical description

Mushroom and pale blue corded silk, with brocade cuffs of silk and silver thread

Exhibitions

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

On display

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