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c. 1745

Woman's dress of cream-coloured corded silk, said to have been worn by Margaret Oliphant of Gask at the Great Ball of Holyrood after the Battle of Prestonpans: British, about National Museums Scotland

Coat, Europe, c. 1750. Brown silk satin, extensively decorated with pink and ivory floral embroidery, embroidered self buttons, silk lining.

Coat, Europe, c. 1750. Brown silk satin, extensively decorated with pink and ivory floral embroidery, embroidered self buttons, silk lining.

BANYAN EN DAMASCO DE SEDA VERDE 1742-43

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.