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Front detail of a reconstructed Blue silk damask Banyan with block printed lining. "A man’s Banyan of ca. 1750 reconstructed by Martin Ciszuk". Article from Duran Textiles: www.durantextiles...

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Suit (frock coat, sleeveless waistcoat, and breeches [not shown]), 1770–80, probably British, wool, silk, cotton. The Met

An embroidered blue satin waistcoat circa 1780-90, worked in floss silks with rose-sprigs, double-breasted with two rows of facetted steel buttons, high stand collar and angular lapels. Kerry Taylor Auctions

Junior Paunch! [A case of form following fashion!] Portrait of Alexey Bobrinsky as a Child, 1769, by Carl-Ludwig Johann Christineck. Count Alexei Grigorievich Bobrinsky (11 April 1762 - 20 June 1813), was the illegitimate son of Catherine the Great fathered by Count Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov

Item Description: Two gentlemen's waistcoats, 1760-70, one of ivory faille embroidered in wine chenille and silver thread in chain stitch c.1760, chest 112cm, 44in; the other of possibly Indian brocade with embroidered buttons and part lined in pink plush, chest 92cm, 36in (2)

A rare snuff-brown silk boy's coat, circa 1770, with seven self-covered functional buttons, lined in the same fabric, no collar, full skirts with pockets within the sword-slits, adorned with three buttons. www.invaluable.co...

Detail of waistcoat worn by Claude Lamoral II (1685–1766), Prince of Ligne and the Holy Empire, c.1750. Embroidery, button holes & button (left) and right showing location of the detail. Front: Brocaded liseré gros de Tours, blue silk, polychrome silk thread, gilded silver thread. Back and lining: blue silk taffeta, white silk taffeta, wooden buttons covered with thread and gilded silver foil.

View of a waistcoat worn by Claude Lamoral II (1685–1766), Prince of Ligne and the Holy Empire, c.1750. Front: Brocaded liseré gros de Tours, blue silk, polychrome silk thread, gilded silver thread. Woven design for a waistcoat. Back and lining: blue silk taffeta, white silk taffeta, wooden buttons covered with thread and gilded silver foil. he design resembles one by Anna Maria Garthwaite, a designer for silkmakers in Spitalfields,London. Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

Detail of waistcoat, frock coat embroidery of a gentleman's suit, 1770-1780, France. purple silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in chain stitch in floral motif at front line, vents, collar, cuffs pockets and flaps, buttons; stand-up collar, round cuffs with three buttons, padded upper chest, white silk satin lining.

Man's formal suit French, 1770–80 | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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HISTORICAL MALE COSTUMES

Trousers Date: ca. 1675 Culture: French

Trousers | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Breeches Date: ca. 1710 Culture: European

Breeches | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Waistcoat Date: early 18th century Culture: British Medium: silk