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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.
Gift of Jack Byers and the Contessa Bonin-Longare
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.