suit, Cream silk velvet with small stems and flowers woven into the fabric. The colours and pattern are typical of the mid but the cut of the suit with its long waistcoat and the ample skirt of its coat harks back to the
Man’s Suit France, principal attire (entire body)Coat and breeches: silk cut and uncut velvet on twill foundation with paste stones, foil, sequins, and metallic-thread embroidered.
RC803 - Men's 1770's to 1780's Frock Coat, Colonial or Pirate Coat Sewing Pattern by Reconstructing History
- Men's to Frock Coat, Colonial or Pirate Coat Sewing Pattern by Reconstructing History
A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat, French, circa heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage; together with a pair of later black satin breeches
fripperiesandfobs: Suit ca. 1778 (Lilith et Adalia)
Man’s suit of red velvet trimmed with silver embroidery and sequins, French, (Kent State University Museum)
Century Breeches Historically accurate pants worn by pirates.