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Evening coat

Design House:
Rouff (French, 1844–1914)
Date:
1895–1905
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk, rhinestones
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. William E. S. Griswold, 1941
Accession Number:
2009.300.3024
Not on view
This evening coat with its distinctive oversized sleeves is a fine example of the work of the House of Rouff, a premiere couture house in the late-19th into the 20th century. Rouff was known for the lingerie feel to their garments, which always included a multitude of ruffles and laces.
Marking: Label: "Rouff/13 Boulevard Haussmann"
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