Britches from Three Piece Man's Suit

Date:

Louis XVI period (1774–1789), 1750/75

Artist:

Italy or France

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Title

Britches from Three Piece Man's Suit

Origin

Italy

Date

1751–1775

Medium

Generally known as gold and silver cloth, warp-faced plain weave; metallic foil cut in strips in parts wound around a silk fibre core and in other areas used as flat strips; metallic foil with paillettes, outlined with metallic thread with tiny areas of netting

Dimensions

76.3 x 77.6 cm (30 x 30 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1978.393c

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