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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)

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