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Man's fourteen-piece formal Highland suit

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Black broadcloth jacket with squared silver buttons with label: "Meyer & Mortimer." Kilt and shoulder plaid of red, green and blue twill woven wool in "Murray" clan tartan. Cotton and lace jaobt. Sporran (pouch) made of black leather and long white horsehair, decorated with crest of the Murray...

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Provenance

Inherited from Henry A. Murray, MD, May 1988; 2003 Year-end gift to the MFA, January 21, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry A. Murray

English, Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Jacket (CB): 58.4 cm (23 in.); Kilt: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.);

Accession Number

2003.851.1-14

Medium or Technique

Wool (plain weave, twill, knit and felt), cotton plain weave, lace, silk ribbons, leather, silver, horsehair, feather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes