Saturday, March 1, 2014

Middle Class Man's Day Suit, Rhode Island, 1780's

Brown linen suit dyed w/ butternuts: 1 unlined jacket w/ self fabric buttons, 10 front & 2 back, 2 pockets w/ flaps, Ch 36", L 43"; 1 pair matching breeches lined w/ natural linen, waist band laces CB, 6 brass knee buttons, W 30"-32", Inseam 17", (knee bands' original buckles missing & replaced w/ buttons, scattered fade spots on coat & breeches) excellent. 

Provenance: Mason family, Bristol, CT.

Price Realized: $ 26,400.00

Copy and photos from Augusta Auctions.

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