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* Evening coat Made during World War One, this unique garment was made by a Mother for her son as he was convalescing from injuries sustained in the conflict. Made from silk hexagonal patchwork, the fabric dates from the 1890s. This dressing gown was worn as an evening coat by subsequent family members before it was donated to the museum in Norwich. The accession register notes that the donor was a lady of great wealth, great energy and noted eccentricity; she was also an artist in an amateu...