Breeches

Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
Breeches
Title
Breeches
Date 
1760-1800
Medium 
Leather, bone, mother of pearl
Dimensions 
overall (folded): 1 x 12 1/2 x 37 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 31.8 x 95.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
1951.522
Gallery Label 
These white leather breeches may have been worn with the tailcoat and waistcoat by Robert R. Livingston during his political career. Elegant accents like bone and mother-of-pearl buttons reflected Livingston’s taste and status as he transitioned from his office as Chancellor of New York to the United States Minister to France.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group