Coat, ca. 1790 Medium: silk embroidery, silk foundation Technique: embroidered on compound weave Label: embroidered silk. Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post. 1913-33-1.
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Man's coat of blue and black patterned silk with large-scale floral embroidery in polychrome silks at the center front edges, back vent, pocket flaps and sleeve cuffs, with matching covered buttons. Modern machine-lace at cuffs.