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1765 Frock Coat. White tabby weave wool, fulled, napped and shorn (broadcloth), embroidered with silver threads, bullion, and sequins; lined with twill worsted "shalloon" and cotton/linen napped twill "fustian." Colonial Williamsburg 1964-32,1.

Man's white wool coat with silver thread embroidery, silver sequins, and pearl bead decoration, English, c.

Recently we watched the 2011 BBC production of Charles Dickens’ “Great Expectations,” in which the protagonist, Pip, who is newly risen from...

Great Expectations 2011 BBC Douglas Booth as Pip - great Victorian costume, love the frock coat

Coat  Date: ca. 1785 Culture: American or European Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 41 in. (104.1 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, NAMSB Foundation Inc. Gift, 1999 Accession Number: 1999.105.1  This artwork is not on display

1785 Culture: American or European Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 41 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, NAMSB Foundation Inc. Gift, 1999 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Banyan and waistcoat, France, c. 1760. Pale pink and cream striped silk with a floral pattern. Lined with printed linen with a stylized brown floral design.

An overall interest in all things Eastern influenced textile designs and clothing styles of the eighteenth century. The banyan, a popular men's leisure garment, was inspired by East Indian styles of clothing

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An Incroyable. From a fascinating exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Fashioning Fashion: European Dress in Detail These are the actual clothes worn at the time, not reproductions.

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When grooms could be as beautifully dressed as their brides: embroidered silk wedding suit, 1766 From the Royal Armory and Hallwyl Museum. This suit could serve just as well at court.

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Banyan, China for the European market, c. 1760. Blue quilted silk with diamond pattern, lined with linen.

Banyan Date: ca. 1760 Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z.Solomon-Janet A. Sloane Endowment Fund and Isabel Shults Fund, 2008 Accession Number:

Brown silk jacket and breeches, English, 1775-1780.

Image: Full-length view of man's long brown jacket and breeches (picture: Mandy Reynolds), Fashion Museum, Bath

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