Knee breeches

Object Number: 
1937.276
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Silk, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 1/2 x 15 in. ( 77.5 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Black silk knee breeches with fall front closing over two button closing linen lined pockets and a three button fly; small change pocket beside fly; two buttons at top front and back for suspenders; high waist with a full seat; three buttons and black ribbon at each knee closure.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group