Victorian men's clothing
WAISTCOAT (FRANCE), 1785–95 | This is a Waistcoat. It was after Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune. It is dated 1785–95 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in silk in knot, stem, and satin stitches; metallic yarn in satin stitch; couched silk cord; appliqué of three plain weave silk fabrics; on plain weave foundation.
Two centuries of men's fashion with 34 patterns and notes on how to build each garment. Following an introduction, chapters detail the Baroque fashion (1630-1700), the three-piece suit (1670-1800), and cutaways and tailcoats (1760-1800). Everyday fashion and military uniforms of the 17th and 18th centuries are also included. Davis offers a detailed study of men's fashions from hats to shoes and everything in between: breeches, capes and cloaks, top coats, waistcoats, and pantaloons.
Men's Coral Silk Stockings Second Quarter 18th c | English & European Dress | Meg Andrews - Antique Dress and Textiles
Men's coral silk stockings, 1725-1750. Frame knitted, both sides woven with cream clocks surmounted by a five balled crown, above flower and foliage meanders flanking the cream foot inserts, the top woven with a wide band flanked by two narrower bands.