Man’s Suit (habit à la française) c. Material: Set of coat, waistcoat, and breeches of pale blue striped silk taffeta with woven floral trim; sleeve ruffles in needlepoint lace. This suit is characterized by elegant embroidery and.
history-of-fashion: “ First half of Century - Italy, Men’s suit (Jacket, Waistcoat, Breeches) (Kyoto Costume Institute) ” This is the Batman fan in me talking: If I were to draw an century Robin THIS would be his outfit.
striped silk taffeta lightweight summer coat and attached waistcoat, French. The two front sections of the vest are sewn directly to the armholes of the coat, so there is no back to the vest, just the coat itself.