Smoking Suit

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Smoking Suit

England, circa 1880
Costumes; ensembles
Silk velvet with silk cord trim
a) Jacket center back length: 30 1/2 in. (77.47 cm); b) Trousers inseam length: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Gift of the Costume Council in memory of Maryon Lears (M.2012.81a-b)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • 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.