Court Coat Date: 1750–99 Culture: European Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Lee Simonson, 1939 Accession Number: C.I.39.13.30

Court Coat Date: Culture: European Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr.

1774–93 Court suit. This formal suit, made or worn with a contrasting waistcoat, handsomely shows the richness of embroidery added to the luxury of patterned silk velvet. The height of the collar and the narrowness of the sleeves, cuffs, and coat fronts date this suit to the fourth quarter of the eighteenth century. Suits of this general type were retained for court wear well into the nineteenth century.Court suit

Date: Culture: French. Beautiful embroidered button on a formal court suit which was made or worn with a contrasting waistcoat. Fourth quarter of the eighteenth century.

Detail, Man's coat, France, 1785-1792, silk & linen, linen net, glass paste, silver sequins.

Man's suit

Man's suit France Silk and linen, hand woven and hand sewn, machine made linen net, glass paste, silver.

Detail button, coat, America or Europe, 17th century. Brown wool embroidered with naturalistic floral motifs in multicoloured silk.

Detail button, coat, America or Europe, century. Brown wool embroidered with naturalistic floral motifs in multicoloured silk.

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