Knee breeches

Knee breeches
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