Chaqueta (Jacket), Madrid, ca.1785. Plain velvet silk, trimmed in maroon with a gold metallic thread application. Fitted to the torso,narrow opening and decorated with chenille yarn. The buttons are covered with gold silk threads. Majismo costume, part of the movement in late 18thC Spanish clothing away from the influence of the French and towards a more Spanish style of dress. (c) Museo del Traje