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Breeches

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Title:  

Breeches
Date:
c. 1780

Collection:

Content Description: 

Man's three-piece suit of russet-colored wool broadcloth, comprising coat (a) breeches (b), and waistcoat (c), all with linen linings and gilt-metal or brass buttons. Coat has a small standing collar, silk facings, nine peaked metal buttons and three open buttonholes (the second, fourth, and fifth). Additional buttons on cuffs, pockets, and skirts. Breeches have a half-fall front with a pocket on either side, closed with silver-toned buttons, and a watch pocket on the proper right side. There are eyelets on either side of the back of the waistband for a laced closure and buttons at the knees, secured through a strip of chamois for reinforcement. Collarless waistcoat with short skirts is of broadcloth on all sides, with silk facings. See "relations."

Physical Description: 

Breeches

Location:
2715 Q St. NW,District Of Columbia,Washington,20007
Identifier:
M36.147.1b

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