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.
Century BCE: Long pants, also called brõk, replaced the knee-breeches which were worn until that time and became the most popular legwear until the century AD. Pants were adopted in approximately 700 BC.