Chaqueta (Jacket), Madrid, ca.1785. Plain velvet silk, trimmed in maroon with a gold metallic thread application. Fitted to the torso,narrow opening and decorated with chenille yarn. The buttons are covered with gold silk threads. Majismo costume, part of the movement in late 18thC Spanish clothing away from the influence of the French and towards a more Spanish style of dress. (c) Museo del Traje

Chaqueta (Jacket), Madrid, ca.1785. Plain velvet silk, trimmed in maroon with a gold metallic thread application. Fitted to the torso,narrow opening and decorated with chenille yarn. The buttons are covered with gold silk threads. Majismo costume, part of the movement in late 18thC Spanish clothing away from the influence of the French and towards a more Spanish style of dress. (c) Museo del Traje

A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat, French, circa 1790. heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage; together with a pair of later black satin breeches

A gentleman's embroidered green velvet court coat and matching ivory satin waistcoat, French, circa 1790. heavily embellished with floss silk flowerheads and foliage; together with a pair of later black satin breeches

Gentlemans c1750  Esto se hizo para uno de nuestros clientes y es un museo histórico preciso "traje" para un caballero de clase media alrededor del año 1750,

Gentlemans c1750 Esto se hizo para uno de nuestros clientes y es un museo histórico preciso "traje" para un caballero de clase media alrededor del año 1750,

Suit mid-18th century Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. (129.5 cm) Length at CB (b): 31 in. (78.7 cm) Length at CB (c): 33 in. (83.8 cm)

Suit mid-18th century Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. (129.5 cm) Length at CB (b): 31 in. (78.7 cm) Length at CB (c): 33 in. (83.8 cm)

Imatex - the elusive back view of a jacket very similar to the 1790s jacket held in KCI

Imatex - the elusive back view of a jacket very similar to the 1790s jacket held in KCI

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