Saturday, March 28, 2015

Gentleman's Embroidered Formal Coat, Late 18th Century

Dark brown wool broadcloth, high stand collar, front cuffs and lower back w/ dense floral embroidery in white, yellow-gold, green and blue, deep side pockets w/ flaps, embroidered round flat buttons at CF, pocket flaps, cuffs, and CB slits, wool backed with buckran, ivory silk twill and wool twill linings, CH 46", 4 38", L 41" (2 small patches at top of each sleeve and shoulders, 1 elbow with patches and 1 with moth holes, .25' hold at back shoulder seam, and some embrodery floss worn, small hem tear) good.

Price Realized: $ 2,400.00

Photos and copy from Augusta Auctions.

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