Men’s ensemble ca. via The Victoria & Albert Museum “This double-breasted coat demonstrates the exaggerated style of the late It has a very high turned-down collar and large revers (lapels). The fabric of this coat is poplin,
Court dress for men in the early century retained many features of dress. These included breeches, a waistcoat with short skirts, and a coat with curving back fronts. The dark, figured velvet continues a fashion in evening dress that began in the
Formal ensemble Place of origin:France (possibly, made) (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques:Spotted twill silk, embroidered with silk thread, lined and backed with silk and cotton, hand-sewn.