Commander, Honouable East India Company uull dress coat, crcaa 1818. Tail coat of fine blue wool lined with white silk twill. Large, heavy button back lapel faced with black velvet and embroidered with a twist pattern, outlining the buttonhole. The embroidery is done in satin stitch with metal thread. Each lapel has 10 gilt metal buttons with the coat of arms of the Company. The coat also has a large stand up collar of black velvet embroidered with metal thread.
Frockcoat, late 18thC. France, wool. Navy blue, collar, cuffs and skirts embroidered with cream silk "point Beauvais" garlands of pearls and flowers, embroidered buttons. Coutau-Bégarie