Man's Banyan and Waistcoat

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Man's Banyan and Waistcoat

France, circa 1765
Costumes; ensembles
Silk plain weave (cannetillè) with supplementary weft patterning
Center back length (a) Banyan): 53 in. (134.62 cm) Center back length (b) Waistcoat): 27 1/4 in. (69.22 cm)
Costume Council Fund (M.63.53a-b)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt. Fabric and Fashion: Twenty Years of Costume Council Gifts. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974.
  • 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.