STOLEN Trousers c 1815 From the Knight family of Wolverley, Lea Castle, Simonsbath , Exmoor. Probably worn by John Knight's son. Simple and pleasing. The stirrups would have kept the trousers taut and creasless. Beau Brummell wore such trousers to attain a perfection of line. de Marly, Diana
I could have used this image while trying to get Nick out of his breeches. 1790s breeches. Detail of breeches' opening. Natural colour linen. Narrow fall front, fastening with self-covered buttons. Brass buttons at waist (may not be original). Knee fastening with buttons and a strap. Fob pocket on right hand side. Side pockets closed with a button. Typical loose fitting at the back.
France Man’s Cravat, circa 1795 Lace; Costume/clothing accessory/neckwear, Linen lace, 11 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.94 x 16.51 cm) Purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. John Jewett Garland (M.63.15.3) Costume and Textiles Department.