A French embroidered waistcoat, 1785–95, showing Dido and Aeneas, the two main characters in Piccinni's opera Didon of 1783. For more information and and a higher-definition image, go to https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445265/
acket Place of origin: England, Britain (made) Date: 1600-25 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen, embroidered with silk and metal thread, and spangles Museum number: 1359-1900 Gallery location: In Storage
"1770s Gentleman's Banyan - Belonging to George IV " "It dates from between 1770-1780. It is made of a beautiful Indian cotton printed with a floral design very typical of the late 18th century. The fabric has been quilted for extra warmth"
c. 1580 doublet, European, made of silk, metallic thread, brass, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (front, unmounted) note: the white silk crepé is for the garment support/protection while in the storage, not part of the doublet!