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Dress coat

Dress coat
Dress coat
Title
Dress coat
Date 
1760-80
Medium 
Velvet, satin
Dimensions 
Overall: 34 x 14 in. ( 86.4 x 35.6 cm )
Description 
Striped floral velvet dress coat in red, green and cream; band collar; jacket buttons to the hip with thirteen velvet covered buttons; full sleeves ending in large full attached cuffs with three large buttons; ogee pockets decorated with four buttons on hips; pleated coat-tails with a side slit on the left to accommodate a sword, buttons at bottom when not in use; lined with pink satin.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Catherine Henrietta Marx, 1886
Object Number 
INV.11814a
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group