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When formally dressed, Julian wears his long plait of hair in a black silk queue bag, such as the one shown here (left: flat, and right: as worn by the Vicomte de Valmont). Queue bags were often worn with powdered bag wigs to contain the pony tail or queue to keep their exquisitely embroidered frockcoats free of powder and pomade. http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibits/revwar/image_gal/morrimg/bagquequ.html #MIDNIGHTMARRIAGE #LucindaBrant #RoxtonFamilySaga #Roxton #Georgian

Gentleman's Queue Bag Century Gentlemen wore a queue bag to "contain the pony tail" of their own hair or a wig to keep their collars and clothes clean from the powder and pomade used in hair styling at that time.

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Gentleman's Queue Bag Century Gentlemen wore a queue bag to "contain the pony tail" of their own hair or a wig to keep their collars and clothes clean. W L cm Morristown National Historic Park, MORR 3932

Early Gentleman's Wig En Queue on Stand,  likely made of human hair with maker's name inside: Anthony Boch, Wig Maker 1766, 216 S.11th St. Phila.

Early Gentleman's Wig En Queue on Stand, likely made of human hair with maker's name inside: Anthony Boch, Wig Maker 216 St.

Bag for a wig queue (European) | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Ribbed, black silk rectangular bag with tie strings at the top. A large ribbon medallion and ribbon bows are attached. Contains horse hair. Fair condition.

Ribbed, black silk rectangular bag with tie strings at the top. A large ribbon medallion and ribbon bows are attached. Contains horse hair.

Black wool broadcloth, double notched collar, double breasted, quilted black silk lining, light blue pinstripe silk sleeve lining.  1810-20.  The Quilted Lining

Black wool broadcloth, double notched collar, double breasted, quilted black silk lining, light blue pinstripe silk sleeve lining. The Quilted Lining

Страна - возможно Англия, возможно Франция  Верхняя ткань - китайский шелк, и шелковая же тафетта  Victoria and Albert Museum  1770

Страна - возможно Англия, возможно Франция Верхняя ткань - китайский шелк, и шелковая же тафетта Victoria and Albert Museum 1770

Man’s suit   Medium: Dark green and beige striped velvet and silk embroidery   Date: c. 1785   Country: France

Man’s Suit (France This dark green Man’s suit was embroidered with a beige striped velvet and silk pattern. It appears to be a fitted jacket, and waistcoat, with breeches that was identified as the Man’s Suit. The Museum at FIT - Online Collections

A rare gentleman's navy wool tailcoat, circa 1815. double-breasted with M-notched lapels, kite-shaped rear seaming, black silk covered buttons, sleeve is gathered at the shoulder, high collar, quilting to inside chest and lower neck areas, brown velvet added to line the cuffs, brown chintz lined pockets concealed within the tails,

A rare gentleman's navy wool tailcoat, circa 1815. double-breasted with M-notched lapels, kite-shaped rear seaming, black silk covered buttons, sleeve is gathered at the shoulder, high collar, quilting to inside chest and lower neck areas, brown velvet added to line the cuffs, brown chintz lined pockets concealed within the tails,

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Dear Goddess, this is exquisite! Green and pink satin redingote, made in the Netherlands in

Detail button, 3-piece suit, Europe, circa 1790, altered circa 1805. Coat and breeches: purple silk plain taffeta with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; waistcoat: pale yellow silk satin with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery.

Detail button, suit, Europe, circa altered circa Coat and breeches: purple silk plain taffeta with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; waistcoat: pale yellow silk satin with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery.

Mid 18th century stockings  silk, European

Stockings Date: late century Culture: European Medium: silk Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Lee Simonson, 1944 Accession Number: b

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