Formal ensemble Place of origin:France (possibly, made) (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques:Spotted twill silk, embroidered with silk thread, lined and backed with silk and cotton, hand-sewn.
Court coat - 1775 - British - The abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment.
gent's four piece formal court suit, c. 1820 Coat & breeches of dark brown cut/uncut velvet to blue satin ground; coat embroidered in polychrome silk large scale florals, gold metallic cord & crimped foil flowers, C.
A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat, French, circa heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage; together with a pair of later black satin breeches
A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat ~ French ~ circa 1790 ~ heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage ~ together with a pair of later black satin breeches