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coat 1949.73

Object Name: coat & banyan

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1740-1750

Accession Number: 1949.73
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • damask
  • wool
  • cloth
  • woven

Coat-style banyan in olive green damask silk, lined with ribbed twill silk, high round neck with narrow standing collar, DB, front fastening, with seven buttonholes each side and seven stitched buttons, green silk, on fringed tabs of green silk braid, full skirted, pocket, lined green glazed woollen cloth (callimanco) with slit behind in each side seam, short slit at hem of back and side seams, three quarter length sleeves, shaped at elbow, turn back cuff, trimmed with three fringed and buttoned tabs of green silk braid.
Almost certainly a banyan, perhaps known as a Apollo.


Type: Length
Height: 107.5 cm