(if it was worn like this (in picture above)... it would be..) habit à l' anglaise aka "English-style suit" made as the whole set - coat ( habit ), jacket ( waistcoat ), breeches ( culottes )
Country of Origin: Scotland (made)
Date: c. 1740
Remade: c. 1870-1910.
Medium: woolen cloth, buckram, silk, gilded silver thread, leather, hand-stitching, gimped (possamenterie) decoration
Location: Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Image source: collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O34282/coat-unknown/
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My name is Edīte Parute and I am a fashion historian and researcher from Latvia, association member at "The Association of Dress Historians" (UK) and author of the book "Stila un modes enciklopēdija"/"Encyclopedia of Style and Fashion" (2010) as well as author of many publications.
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