A Coat of Many Colours: Conserving an 18th Century Technicolour Dream Coat – The Bowes Museum’s Blog

Treatment is now complete on this stunning late 18th century coat of brown cut and voided silk velvet, adorned with polychrome floral embroidery and appliquéd net (CST.1.292.A).  The coat is part o…

Source: A Coat of Many Colours: Conserving an 18th Century Technicolour Dream Coat – The Bowes Museum’s Blog

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2 thoughts on “A Coat of Many Colours: Conserving an 18th Century Technicolour Dream Coat – The Bowes Museum’s Blog

  1. An interesting story about the delicate restoration of a fascinating garment. I can only imagine the wealth of the buyer at that time. Small wonder a revolution started in France during that century.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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