Mans waistcoat - Blue, black, brown, green, red, and pink embroidery in rose and shamrock design on background of cream silk. Dentate design in mauve and brown around borders. Strap and buckle at back. Lace frill sewn to edges probably added for theatrical purposes. Small stand up collar, straight waistcoat. 1780 (circa)
Mughal outfit of fine white muslin, embroidered with a regular pattern of floral motifs in blue-black and yellow silk, gold-coloured metal thread. Close-fitting bodice, the extended fronts wrapping right over left, kimono-style. High, v-shaped neckline, with a self-fabric collar band. Very long, narrow sleeves, set plainly onto the bodice. Very full, ankle-length skirt (not shown). Burdash tied about waist. Detail Captain John Foote, Hon East India Co, 1761, by Joshua Reynolds.