French Riding ensemble - c. 1905 - Silk, metal thread, ostrich feathers - Marking: 'Morin Blossier, Paris' and 'Her Majesty Queen Alexandra' - The Metropolitan Museum of Art (could be a short pirate coat!
gent's four piece formal court suit, c. 1820 Coat & breeches of dark brown cut/uncut velvet to blue satin ground; coat embroidered in polychrome silk large scale florals, gold metallic cord & crimped foil flowers, C.
Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.