Design based on a typical cut and embellished with hand embroidery. The embroidery design is based on century silk designs. The waistcoat is double breasted with buttons, wide lapels and jiggers in the back.
fripperiesandfobs: Suit ca. 1778 (Lilith et Adalia)
Man’s Suit, circa altered circa Europe; Coat and breeches: silk plain weave (shot taffeta) with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery; waistcoat: silk satin with sequins and metallic-thread embroidery.
1706. Detail of "Paisanne du Helder, pres du Texel / Boerin van de Helder, over Texel" (Farmer's wife from Helder, on Texel) by Bernard Picart. 18th century women's clothing - Dutch - island of Texel, province of NoordHolland, Netherlands