18th Century Costume

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-13568

Description

Tailcoat (.1) - medium purple; high notched collar; double breasted with three pairs covered buttons; cropped waist; long sleeves with lace ruffle and two covered buttons. Breeches (.2) - matching medium purple; fall front with two buttons and inner waistband; one pocket in left side seam; three covered buttons at leg openings. Waistcoat (.3) - dark purple sateen; double breasted with four pairs covered buttons and two metal buttons (this is where tabs from coat are buttoned); shawl collar. Cravat (.4) - sheer cream cotton; pleated; ends trimmed with cream lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ensembles (costume)
cotton (textile)
stitching
cloth
fancy dress
Boys' Clothing
Sateen
Hand Stitched
Eighteenth Century
Fancy Dress
ENSEMBLE

Inscription

1. Embossed on buttons of breeches: ""MENIER * DINARD *"" 2. Embossed on buckle of waistcoat: ""PARIS/SOLIDE""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.7156.1-.4

Maker

Solide (Manufacturer)
Menier * Dinard (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Paris, France; France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7156.1-4