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coat 2003.169

Object Name: waistcoat, sleeved

Date: 1730-35

Accession Number: 2003.169
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

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Description

Slate blue ribbed silk coat or sleeved waistcoat, with profuse metal thread embroidery down fronts, and around pockets, cuffs, and back pleats. Embroidery in a variety of coiled, couched, satin, and backstitch infills with chain stitch borders; in stylised scrolling floral and fruit motifs. Lined cream linen and faced with matching blue silk.
Formerly in the collections of Castle Howard Costume Galleries.

Dimensions

Type: centre back
Height: 80 cm
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