Breeches (costume)

Title:
Breeches (costume)
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 x 23 in. ( 76.2 x 58.4 cm )
Description: 
Pink silk breeches; fall flap front with interior button fly and two silk lined pockets; snap closures at the knee and large ties with metallic fringe on the ends and two decorative metal buttons; six gold painted metal suspender buttons around the waist; lined with white silk.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number: 
1933.32b
Gallery Label: 
These breeches were worn as part of a costume worn by Enrico Caruso when he performed the role of Des Grieux in "Manon Lescaut."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group