Man's Three-piece Suit (Coat, Vest, and Breeches)

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Man's Three-piece Suit (Coat, Vest, and Breeches)

Italy, probably Venice, circa 1770
Costumes; ensembles
Silk plain weave with silk supplementary warp- and weft-float patterning
Length (a) Coat center back length): 35 3/4 in. (90.81 cm) Length (c) Breeches length): 24 1/2 in. (62.23 cm) Length (b) Waistcoat center back length): 22 1/4 in. (56.52 cm)
Costume Council Fund (M.83.200.1a-c)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • McNeil, Peter. Pretty Gentlemen: Macaroni Men and the Eighteenth-Century Fashion World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018.