Court coat - 1775 - British - The abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment.
Dressing Jacket 1885 Featured, is an excellent example of a dressing jacket from the period of the late to the The combination of the ribbon and lace add an elaborate touch which is very typical of fashions from this time. Prior to.
French Riding ensemble - c. 1905 - Silk, metal thread, ostrich feathers - Marking: 'Morin Blossier, Paris' and 'Her Majesty Queen Alexandra' - The Metropolitan Museum of Art (could be a short pirate coat!
Midnight Blue Bolero-Style Jacket w peplum Silk velvet heavily decorated in metallic gold cord and sequins in an ethnic style. Lace-trimmed sleeves and silk lining. Purportedly bought from House of Worth as fancy dress