Saturday, December 27, 2014

Gentleman's Peach Silk Suit, 1760's

Moire faille, long jacket, turn-back 4.5" cuffs, 2 deep flap-over pockets, deep CB vent, round disc buttons, a few w/ original silver foil & spangled embroidery (4 missing), homespun linen & blue silk linings; short breeches, narrow fall front w/ deep pockets, woven silver trim at knees, jacket: CH 42", L 41", breeches; W 36", Inseam 16", (surface fading, soiling, pit stains, missing buttons) fair-very good. Brooklyn Museum

Price Realized: $ 3000.00

Copy and photos from Augusta Auctions.

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