19th Century Early.   Linen Drawers, American.   Credit:Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Houghton Trott, 1954  Accession Number:C.I.54.44.2 . metmuseum.org    suzilove.com

19th Century Early. Linen Drawers, American. Credit:Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Houghton Trott, 1954 Accession Number:C.I.54.44.2 . metmuseum.org suzilove.com

Wool coat c.1820-30. An 1820s chocolate brown wool coat with a large padded collar.

Wool coat c.1820-30. An 1820s chocolate brown wool coat with a large padded collar.

Men’s Stockings The stocking between the two blue ones would be worn with pantaloons. It is finer cotton only to a few inches above the ankle; above that, the ribbed design continues but the fiber switches to linen. The linen stocking 2nd from left may be a man’s or a woman’s; its knitter has simulated decorative “clocking” at the ankles with a knitted openwork design.

Men’s Stockings The stocking between the two blue ones would be worn with pantaloons. It is finer cotton only to a few inches above the ankle; above that, the ribbed design continues but the fiber switches to linen. The linen stocking 2nd from left may be a man’s or a woman’s; its knitter has simulated decorative “clocking” at the ankles with a knitted openwork design.

blue and white checked cotton trousers, white linen "roundabout" jacket, repro "spotted" neckcloth from Burnley & Trowbridge. A less fashionable, rural or artisan/working class look. as shown in DAR Museum exhibit "An Agreeable Tyrant" agreeabletyrant.dar.org

blue and white checked cotton trousers, white linen "roundabout" jacket, repro "spotted" neckcloth from Burnley & Trowbridge. A less fashionable, rural or artisan/working class look. as shown in DAR Museum exhibit "An Agreeable Tyrant" agreeabletyrant.dar.org

Suit, late 1820s, DAR Museum. Matching coat and trousers were a particularly American style choice. Outfit was photo'd prior to conservation due to time constraints; damage in upper leg has been repaired for exhibit. Striped wool waistcoat, c1820, private coll; silk plush "beaver" hat, 1820s, DAR Museum. agreeabletyrant.dar.org

Suit, late 1820s, DAR Museum. Matching coat and trousers were a particularly American style choice. Outfit was photo'd prior to conservation due to time constraints; damage in upper leg has been repaired for exhibit. Striped wool waistcoat, c1820, private coll; silk plush "beaver" hat, 1820s, DAR Museum. agreeabletyrant.dar.org

DAR Museum exhibit "An Agreeable Tyrant" agreeabletyrant.dar.org a c. 1805 "drab" (Mottled gray and off-white wool) high-waisted coat possibly belonging to Charles Carroll of MD; printed cotton waistcoat; reproduction pantaloons.

DAR Museum exhibit "An Agreeable Tyrant" agreeabletyrant.dar.org a c. 1805 "drab" (Mottled gray and off-white wool) high-waisted coat possibly belonging to Charles Carroll of MD; printed cotton waistcoat; reproduction pantaloons.

William Owen Double portrait of George Soane and his elder brother John Soane Junior. 1805

William Owen Double portrait of George Soane and his elder brother John Soane Junior. 1805

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