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Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Name-CRT: French
Title: Court Suit
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1774
Creation End Date: 1792
Creation Date: 1774 - 1792
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Classification Term: Main dress-Menswear
Materials and Techniques: Silk
Dimensions: (a) L. at center back 42 in. (106.7 cm); (b) L. at side seam 25 1/2 in. (64.7 cm); (c) L. at center back 22 in. (55.9 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: CI 61.13.2a-c
Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Bequest, 1961

Embroidery with silk floss was executed à la disposition, created in predetermined pattern shapes, thus to accord fully with the silhouette and outlines of the suit. Even the embroidered buttons reiterate on a secondary scale the florals of the jacket.

AMICA ID: MMA_.CI61.13.2a-c
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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