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Jacket, woman's

Description

Woman or man's jacket knitted in red silk and gilt metal threads, front and back of body and centre of sleeves with a pattern of red floral sprigs in red against gold: Italian, probably Venetian, 17th century

Museum reference

A.1973.28

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Jacket, woman's

Production information

Unknown
Venice, Italy, EUROPE

Date

17th century

Materials

Silk, Metal

Physical description

Woman or man's jacket knitted in red silk and gilt metal threads, low neckline, centre front fastening with eyelets, full-length sleeves. Front and back of body and centre of sleeves with a pattern of red floral sprigs in red against gold. Upper and lower sleeves with horizontal bands of red. Skirt of body in red textured with a cheque pattern: Italian, probably Venetian, 17th century

Exhibitions

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

References

http://www.nms-mode.co.uk/venetian-knitted-jacket

On display

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

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