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    Sale 5422

    Fine European Costume & Textiles

    1 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 283

    A VELVET AND BROCADE COAT OR VISITE

    1870S

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VELVET AND BROCADE COAT OR VISITE
    1870S
    deep red velvet lavishly applied with black soutache trim, with twisted cord fringe, constructed with a separate top 'cape' overlapping the lower half


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    See: 'Fashion: The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute,' p226 for a visite of similar form.

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