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Pair of heavy shirred tan linen (unbleached) breeches

Knee length, fitted in lower part of leg, flaring widely at hip, upper portion shirred into plain waist band, large brass buckle at center front waist band; soiled, several holes; pocket set in each side seam with ends of pocket slit, trimmed with white linen thread embroidery.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Laurence Eastman

Spanish, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen; shirred, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts