1760 silk banyan MET

Banyan Date: ca. 1760 Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z.Solomon-Janet A. Sloane Endowment Fund and Isabel Shults Fund, 2008 Accession Number:

Banyan, ca. 1735  English  Brown figured silk faille

In contrast to the narrow back, tight sleeves, and fitted torso of male dress in the eighteenth century, the banyan provided an ease of cut that popularized its use as undress. Its simple "T" shape reflects its source in untailored regional traditions

Coat    Date:      ca. 1765  Culture:      British (probably)  Medium:      silk  Dimensions:      Length at CB: 42 in. (106.7 cm)  Credit Line:      Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1991  Accession Number:      1991.46

1765 Culture: British (probably) Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 42 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1991 Accession Number:

This is one of the early examples I was able to find.

Suit, British, mid c. On exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Date: century Culture: British Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 31 in. cm) Length at CB (c): 33 in.

Banyan and waistcoat, textile: China for the Western Market, c. 1760. Blue silk, hand stitched and quilted.

A Banyan, England, silk. Of blue silk made in China for export, hand stitched and quilted.

1760 Angleterre

Mens banyan, ca 1760 England (ca silk), Cora Ginsburg. A banyan was a comfortable, warm, semi-fitted coat worn by fashionable men at home. They were inspired by coats worn in India which must have caught the interest of European traders.

Dressing gown Date: first quarter 19th century Culture: British Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 1/2 in. (156.2 cm)

Dressing gown Date: first quarter century Culture: British Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 61 in.

Suit (image 1) | British | 1760 | silk | Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 2009.300.972a, b

Suit (Frockcoat and breeches) c. century men's suits were slimmer than the decades prior to them with a curved front opening, narrower sleeves and cuffs, and fitted breeches with a fall front closure.

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Banyan and waistcoat, France, c. Blue ribbed silk brocaded with a large floral pattern of exotic flowers.

Man's dressing gown, wool embroidered with silk, c. 1820, Austrian.

Man's dressing gown, wool embroidered with silk, c. This would be a brilliant wizards robe.

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