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Mariano Fortuny, born 1871 - died 1949. Evening jacket. Venice, Italy, ca. 1920. Metallic printed silk velvet, lined in corded silk. Given by Mrs. Hollond. Museum number: T.424-1976. Victoria & Albert Museum, London  © V&A Images

Hip length jacket of black velvet printed with a formal leaf design in gold. Edged with green velvet also printed with gold. The jacket is dolman cut in three pieces with shoulder and side seams. The sleeves which are short are also trimmed at edge with green printed velvet. The jacket is lined with red corded silk.