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Man's court suit
Man's court suit
Date:
1775–1800
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk With Metal Thread Embroidered With Silver Thread And Paillettes, Linen
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Descended in the Bonin-Longare family. Given by the Contessa Dorothy Bonin-Longare to Jack Byers in 1973 with the proviso that it subsequently be donated to the de Young Museum.

Accession Number:
1997.181a-d
Acquisition Date:
1997-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of Jack Byers and the Contessa Bonin-Longare

Exhibition History:

CPLH rotation, Gallery 9C, 7/04 - 10/04

The suit comprises a coat, breeches, and two waistcoats. The long coat is trimmed with embroidered buttons, pocket flaps, and cuffs; the knee breeches with embroidered front and leg buttons. There are two long buttoned waistcoats -- one plain, one with embroidery(shown); both have plain linen backs.