Evening coat

Black coat on with white embroidered detail on cuffs and lower sides

Rayon silk, about 1925-30

Accession number 1967.187.41

Evening coat of black ribbed rayon silk. Decorated around lower half, from low waistline to above hem, and around cuffs with deep band of white cotton machine embroidery. Two long ties of black rayon silk with long silk fringes at neckline. Unlined.

This coat has a matching evening dress of black rayon silk, decorated with the same white cotton machine embroidery. The dress, accession number 1967.187. 40, which is also part of the Tinne collection at National Museums Liverpool, is also on display in the exhibition.

Close-up photograph of the white cotton embroidery