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Pantaloons

Pantaloons

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1790 - 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    framework knitted silk

  • Museum number:

    T.68-1935

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1790 - 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

framework knitted silk

Object history note

Probably worn by one of the sons of Dunbar, 4th Earl of Selkirk.

Descriptive line

M, silk, 1790-1820, English; Cream, beige, black, machine knitted

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Farrell, Jeremy; Socks and Stockings: The Costume Accessories Series, (Batsford, London, 1992) (fig 30)

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Frame knitting

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Footwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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