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Doublet and breeches

Doublet and breeches

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1618 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin, slashed, over taffeta

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Spickernell

  • Museum number:

    T.28&A-1938

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Doublet and breeches of slashed white satin over blue taffeta.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1618 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin, slashed, over taffeta

Object history note

Probably worn by Sir Rowland Cotton (1581-1634)

Descriptive line

Doublet and breeches, slashed white satin over blue taffeta, made in England, ca. 1618

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

A Seventeenth-Century Doublet from Scotland
By Susan Payne, David Wilcox, Tuula Pardoe and Ninya Mikhaila
Costume, vol 45, 2011, pp.39-62

This fully documents a comparable doublet in Perth Museum.
J. Arnold, 1973, Sir Richard Cotton's Suit, in Burlington Magazine, p.326.

Materials

Satin; Taffeta

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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