Costume, matador's winter costume, velvet/cotton/silk/metal/plastic, Guillaume Jandaschewsky, place unknown, 1910-1960.
Matador's winter costume of maroon velvet decorated with metallic embroidery and cotton tasselled braid. Suit consists of bolero jacket, matching breeches and yellow cotton cumberbund. General condition of costume is fragile, with velvet very worn in areas, (inactive) mildew stains on lining and sequins missing.
(-1) Matador's bolero jacket of red maroon velvet, trimmed with yellow gold cotton fringing and tassels, front and back of bodice with heavily embroidered floral and geometic designs in gold and silver metallic sequins, thread and beads on turquoise, cerise, red and green silk panels. Shoulder caps with metallic braid in criss-cross design on orange silk studded with red plastic button-like beads; sleeves with wide panels of metallic sequins on guaze bordered with yellow cotton fringing; fully lined in calico.
(-2) Matador's breeches of red maroon velvet finishing below the knees, gathered at centre back below waistband, lined in calico, button fly fastening with non matching plastic and metal buttons, trimmed down outside leg with panel of metallic sequins on guaze and orange silk and bordered in a tasselled fringe of yellow gold cotton.
(-3) Cumberbund for matador's costume, of yellow gold cotton.
No markers labels. One metal button on fly fastening of breeches stamped: 'DJOE JHIANG LIONG'.