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Dress coat

Object Number: 
INV.11814a
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.
Gallery Label: 

This suit was worn by Dr. M. Jacob Marx, Court Physician to the Duke of Saxony.

Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Henrietta Marx, 1886
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group