- Catalogue Status
- Research in Progress
- Hand-sewn coat made of two lengths of cloth horizontally stitched together around the middle with unshaped rectangular pieces attached to the slits for sleeves, which hang from the middle of the arm. A small collar band is attached to the back of the neck. Colors are dark red, gold and dark yellow in a pattern of stripes with chevrons running between. The upper part of the garment has a shaped design of geometrical and floral units. Coat is lined and narrow braid covers all outside seams.
- Data Source
- Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- 19th century
- Medium: silk, linen, metallic thread Technique: slit tapestry woven
- H x W: 91.7 × 71 cm (36 1/8 × 27 15/16 in.)
- costume & accessories
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