Men's linen underpants, French, ca.
The Staircase of the London Residence of the Painter (detail) Pieter Christoffel Wonder 1828
vest via The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art “The elaborate embroidery pattern on this vest is well designed and rendered with heavily textured cornucopias next to delicate.
this is the most disgustingly lovely vest i have ever seen. and percival would wear the hell out of it
Man's coat Medium: Black wool Date: Country: USA Credit: Gift of Robert Riley As the simple wool of British country gentlemen gradually replaced French-inspired ornamental silk, the tailored suit became the uniform of Europe's rising bourgeoisie.
Victorian frock coat, National Museum of Scotland.
Fall Front trousers with "mule ear" pockets circa 1835 more images at the link
The Tailcoat is basically an upgrade to the cutout coat.
Stock, worn over shirt collar. 1830 Silk and metal.
Trousers ~ ~ European ~ wool ~ Metropolitan Museum of Art