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coat side 1951.56

Object Name: coat

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1770-1780

Accession Number: 1951.56
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • facecloth
  • silk
  • woven

Very dark green facecloth coat with coloured embroidery in satin stitch in a leaf and flower design down fronts and at pockets, cuffs and vent. Back cut in 2 sections with a CB seam; standing collar; fronts fastening with 3 hooks and eyes; skirt with pleats CB and vent; sleeves with turn back cuffs; deep flapped pockets; 3 button holes and 10 embroidered buttons CF with 3 further buttons at pockets and cuffs and 1 at each side CB. Lined cream silk with much later repairing.


Type: Length
Height: 110 cm