Saturday, June 28, 2014

18th Century Clothing: Men

gent's striped velvet coat & breeches, c. 1760

Horizontally striped maroon silk velvet with cut, uncut and voided areas, narrow standing band collar, fitted sleeves with 4" cuff, deep, shaped pocket flaps, front cut with curve over chest, twenty five self fabric covered buttons on jacket and fifteenon breeches, breeches with homespun facings, (velvet knap worn, fading, stains and repairs, coat's satin lining replaced and one missing button, many rips in breeches, waistcoat missing) fair.

Price Realized: $ 7475.00

gent's printed cream velvet suit, england, 1770s

Two piece suit of horizontally ribbed silk velvet with pink and green dots: collarless coat with self covered button trim, 5.5" deep cuffs, shaped pocket flaps, cream silk lining; narrow fall-front breeches with cut steel buckles at knees, napped cotton-linen lining, (stains and repairs underarms, extensive damage and repairs to breeches) coat good, breeches fair.

Price Realized: $ 6325.00

gents 3 piece striped silk suit, 1760-1780

Narrow striped silk satin in golden brown, light blue and black, each trimmed with covered self fabric buttons and two bifurcated linen pockets: coat with narrow standing collar, curves over chest, sleeves end in 5.5" cuff, shaped pocket flaps; 33" long sleeveless waistcoat, narrow stand collar, back lacing, one pocket lined in pigskin, coat and waistcoat with cream silk linings; breeches with narrow four button fall front, knee bands with buckles, napped flannel lining, W 30", Inseam 16", breeches fair

Price Realized: $ 6325.00

Copy and photos from Augusta Auctions.

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