1740 - 1750
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FEL18C. A man's country suit. A three-piece suit of a frock coat, jacket and breeches. A frock coat of ginger fine needlecord with a natural linen lining throughout and a black velvet collar. A fly front with nine covered buttons and long holes. Two buttons and holes in the collar for buttoning against the weather. Breast pockets each side with single buttons, lined. Two deep-flapped pockets in the skirt; two poachers pockets in the lining. The buttons are hand-worked in black silk. Two deep pockets in the shirt, buttoned with three buttons. Small cuffs on the sleeves. The jacket is sleeved of the same fabric. A small stand collar. Two flap pockets in the skirts. The breeches have a small fall front. Centre back holes for lacing, two side pockets buttoning, two front pockets buttoning onto the waistband. A leg opening with four buttons and a tie closure. Linen lining for facings of the breeches. For country sporting wear, c.1740-50.
Part of the Windham Collection. The hall and contents were bequeathed to the National Trust in 1969 by Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer (1906-1969).