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Man's breeches

White woven stripe breeches; waistband with fob pocket on left side, three-button closure at front (one of whitework buttons missing), tape laces at back, and linen facing; fall front which buttons at hips with center button hole and linen facing; four knee buttons; tab and button hole at cuffs...

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Provenance

Worn by donor's great-uncle Lot Robbins (1790-1873); Inherited by Ellen A. Stone; Gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

American, late 18th century

Place of Manufacture

probably England (fabric)

Place of Manufacture

Massachusetts, United States

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 74.3 x 69.9 cm (29 1/4 x 27 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.69

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton with supplementary warp or weft stripe, plain weave linen facing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes