Men's 18th Century Fashion
Man's dressing gown with attached waistcoat, 1750-1799, Holland, Centraal Museum, Utrecht - via Europeana Fashion
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...
Suit (frock coat, sleeveless waistcoat, and breeches [not shown]), 1770–80, probably British, wool, silk, cotton. The Met
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
Waistcoat | probably French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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
Trousers Date: ca. 1675 Culture: French
Trousers | French | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Coat Date: 1730 Culture: European
Coat | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Breeches | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Jacket 1795, French, Made of silk
Frock Coat 1790, French, Made of silk and linen