Suit Date: Culture: French Medium: silk, metallic Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 42 in. cm) Length at Side Seam (b): 25 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 23 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of International Business Machines Corporation, 1960 Accession Number:
Waistcoat made in England, Great Britain or France during the with: Silk satin, silver thread, spangles, silk thread; hand-sewn and hand-embroidered. This richly-embroidered satin waistcoat demonstrates the lavishness of court dress during the
Suit, British, mid c. On exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Date: century Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 31 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 33 in.
Court coat - 1775 - British - The abundance of silver decorations used to adorn the jacket would have sparkled in flickering candlelight and indicated the status of the wearer who could afford such an expensive garment.