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Man's suit

Dark plum silk. Coat: short stand-up collar, flared shirt, round cuffs, covered buttons (buttonholes uncut), white cotton lining. Waistcoat: single breasted, plain cotton sleeves, white cotton lining. Breeches: button-down front, two flapped side pockets, white linen or cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

British or French, mid-18th century

Object Place

England or France

Dimensions

94.5 cm (37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.611a-c

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes