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Banyan, man's / waistcoat, man's

Description

Man's banyan with integral waistcoat, woven in silk and cotton with a strapwork style design surrounding red and black panels with stylised floral motifs in yellow and red, lined with a dark brown and black leopard print cotton velvet: British, c. 1840 - 1850

Museum reference

A.1985.212

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Banyan, man's / waistcoat, man's

Production information

Unknown
Britain, EUROPE

Date

c. 1840 - 1850

Materials

Cotton, Cotton velvet, Cotton

Physical description

Man's banyan with integral waistcoat, woven in silk and cotton with a strapwork style design surrounding red and black panels with stylised floral motifs in yellow and red, wide fold-down collar, centre front fastening with two rows of covered buttons, full-length sleeves, deep narrow cuffs and full-length skirt, internal waistcoat with standing collar, short flat waistline and fasatening centre front with covered buttons, banyan lined with a dark brown and black leopard print cotton velvet.

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

https://mode.nms.ac.uk/gentleman-s-banyan

On display

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