Knee breeches

Title:
Knee breeches
Date: 
1760-80
Medium: 
Velvet, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 1/2 x 19 in. ( 74.9 x 48.3 cm )
Description: 
Striped floral velvet knee breeches; fall front flap over two button closed pockets and a four button fly; change pocket beside fly; pockets lined with linen; full seat and high split back with belting and metal buckle to cinch waist to size; four buttons at knee closures.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catherine Henrietta Marx, 1886
Object Number: 
INV.11814d
Gallery Label: 
This suit was worn by Dr. M. Jacob Marx, Court Physician to the Duke of Saxony.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group