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1880 Above are styles of silk neckwear for men. Several varieties (English square, silk puff, silk imperial) were popular and featured abundant d...

Above are styles of silk neckwear for men. Several varieties (English square, silk puff, silk imperial) were popular and featured abundant designs and patterns.

Hat  John N. Genin     Date:      ca. 1855  Culture:      American  Medium:      a) linen, silk, leather, paper; b,c) leather; d-f) paper  Dimensions:      Diameter (a): 8 in. (20.3 cm) Height (a): 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm) Length (b,c): 13 7/8 in. (35.2 cm) Height (d): 10 in. (25.4 cm) Length (e): 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm) Length (f): 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)  Credit Line:      Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 2006  Accession Number:      2006.30a–f

1845 includes images of hatbox! cm) Height (a): 8 in. cm) Length (b,c): 13 in. cm) Height (d): 10 in. cm) Length (e): 14 in. cm) Length (f): 6 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Judith and Ira Sommer Gift, 2006 Accession Number:

victorian ties and cravats | Common Victorian mens ties: cravat, ascot, western bow tie, puff tie ...

Victorian Men's Ties, Cravat, Ascot, Bow Ties, Neckties

Stock & Cravat

1830 examples of formal cravat (left) and full-dress stock (right). Cravats were often secured with a broach or pin of brilliant gems.

Vest Date: 1845–59 Culture: probably British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 24 in. (61 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; A. Augustus Healy Fund, 1926

Vest Date: Culture: probably British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 24 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, A.

Men's Linen Collars, Cuffs and Neckwear from B. Altman & Co. Winter 1886-87 Catalogue

Jack would have a classic collar. He would stick to the standards and society and have a classic neck ware. I would give him a solid colour neck ware as his vest will be patterned-- don't want to overpower his outfit.

Suit, Date: ca. 1890 Culture: American or European Medium: wool  Metropolitan Museum of Art   Accession Number: 1980.145.5a–c

1890 Culture: American or European Medium: wool Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession Number:

Ensemble (1890-1900)

Date: Culture: British Medium: wool, cotton Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 36 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 19 in.

1900-1920 Costume for Men. Tailcoats were worn for evening dress among other suit items.

Costume for Men. Tailcoats were worn for evening dress among other suit items.

This is an elegant 1830s example of a stock, the standard neck wear for men in the early 19th century, to be worn over the high stand collar of the shirt. The styles of the 1830s were prescribed by fashionable dandies and influenced artists and writers in wit and dress. The crisp and complete stock with a tailored bow was essential in fashionable formal dress.

1830 Culture: American Medium: Silk, leather, metal Stocks were somewhat coverings for collars, and had wire framework to give them shape. They were often tied in a bow.

Men’s suit, consisting of coat, breeches and vest, made of green-brown velvet and white silk, with embroidered vest in white silk, France, around 1790.

France - Men’s suit, consisting of coat, breeches and vest, made of green-brown velvet and white silk, with embroidered vest in white silk

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