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Trousers

Black satin knee breaches, worn by the great-grandfather of the donor, Joshua Green, at his graduation from Harvard College in 1749. One leg is missing.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

mid-18th century

Accession Number

01.7260

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes