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Evening coat

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gallenga, Maria Monaci, born 1880 - died 1944 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Block-printed silk velvet, lined with block-printed silk satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edwin B. Barrett

  • Museum number:

    T.224-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Red silk velvet evening coat with large open semi-circular sleeves, full length. Lined in red silk satin. Velvet and satin lining both block-printed with silver and gold pigment

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Gallenga, Maria Monaci, born 1880 - died 1944 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Block-printed silk velvet, lined with block-printed silk satin

Marks and inscriptions

'Maria Monaci Gallenga'
Signature printed beneath motif on satin lining

Object history note

Registered File number 1993/764.

Descriptive line

Evening coat, red silk velvet and satin, block-printed in gold & silver, designed by Maria Monaci Gallenga, Italy, ca. 1910.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Block printing; Velvet weave; Satin weave; Lining (process)

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Textiles; Evening wear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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