Frock Coat, anonymous, c. 1784 - c. 1789

Frock Coat, anonymous, c. 1784 - c. 1789

embroidering, l 103cm More details

Alongside colourful full dress costumes, plain wool fabrics in sober colours were also highly fashionable in the late 18th century. A piece of the pointed collar of this jacket was cut out at the back, and replaced with a glazed black fabric. When wearing this jacket the Amsterdam patrician Jacob Alewijn had his long, powdered hair in a ponytail. This is probably why his original collar became dirty.

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