National Coach Museum

The Collection


Coach of Cardinal João da Mota e Silva

Ceremonial vehicle belonging to Cardinal João da Mota e Silva, Secretary of State to King João V.

Coach of Cardinal João da Mota e Silva
1
Its body is closed and has glass windows.
2
Pink taffeta curtains trimmed with gold lace.
3
The Coat of Arms of the Cardinal are painted on the doors.
4
On the rear drophead there is a bearded masculine face.
5
The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet.

Some Facts

  • Century
  • 18th
  • Vehicle
  • ceremonial
  • Work
  • Portuguese
  • Inv
  • V 0017
  • Dimensions
  • 630 x 200 x 277 cm

1 – Its body is closed and has glass windows.

2 – Pink taffeta curtains trimmed with gold lace.

3 – The Coat of Arms of the Cardinal are painted on the doors.

4 – On the rear drophead there is a bearded masculine face.

5 – The interior is upholstered in crimson velvet.

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