1 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
A VELVET AND BROCADE COAT OR VISITE
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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