Coat

Maker: Marshall and Snelgrove Ltd.
Made: 1895-1900
Medium: Embroidered velvet with silks, satin, felt, machine-made lace

Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, London


This coat reflects the influence of the European Arts and Crafts Movement. It features a medieval-style collar and is entirely covered in dramatic sprays of an English wildflower called Sweet Cicely hand-embroidered in yellow and green silk, with petals of white felt. source