Dress Coat
Dress Coat
Dress Coat

Dress Coat

Object number
99.3.18
Creator
Worth, Charles Frederich
Date
circa 1890
Description
Black velvet coat with large leg-of-mutton sleeves made of voided velvet in an "x" pattern. Extensive jet beading along front with beaded tassels. Black satin petersham. Black satin lining with woven light purple foliate design. 1 1/2" high standing collar. Large plain velvet revers and cuffs. Back of coat pleated at waist to allow for bustle. Open slit in pleats on back from waist to hem (23"). 
Materials
velvet
bead
Object Type
dress coats