Coat of man's 3-piece suit - ROM2002_518_7

ROM2002_518_7

Coat of man's 3-piece suit

Medium:Silk droguet with silver filé weft and brown flushing-warp pattern, embroidered in coiled metal wire (gold bullion), gold and silver sequins, silver foil and glass paste
Geography: England
Date: 1770-1779
Object number: 909.33.4.A
Not on view
Description

The suit features over-sized buttons, a mark of macaroni dress in the late 1770s when huge steel or jewelled buttons were fashionable.

 

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