Pantaloons

1790 - 1820 (made)
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Place Of Origin

Frame-work knitted pantaloons, yellow (waist to knee), brown and black (below the knees). The coloration resembles top-boots, even down to linen loops for drawing on the boots.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
framework knitted silk
Brief Description
M, silk, 1790-1820, English; Cream, beige, black, machine knitted
Physical Description
Frame-work knitted pantaloons, yellow (waist to knee), brown and black (below the knees). The coloration resembles top-boots, even down to linen loops for drawing on the boots.
Object history
Probably worn by one of the sons of Dunbar, 4th Earl of Selkirk.
Bibliographic Reference
Farrell, Jeremy; Socks and Stockings: The Costume Accessories Series, (Batsford, London, 1992) (fig 30)
Collection
Accession Number
T.68-1935

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record createdAugust 28, 2007
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