Three-piece Suit

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Three-piece Suit

France, circa 1770
Silk cut velvet on plain weave with tie-resist-dyed pile warp (chiné) and self-weft patterning
a) Coat center back length: 41 1/2 in. (105.41 cm)
Costume Council Fund (M.80.117a-c)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Maeder, Edward et al.. An Elegant Art: Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983.
  • Takeda, Sharon Sadako, Kaye Durland Spilker, and Clarrisa M. Esguerra. Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715-2015. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Munich: DelMonico Books-Prestel, 2016.