London, South Kensington
16 June 1998
A gentleman's suit of pale lilac ribbed silk comprising coat, waistcoat and breeches, the borders and pocket flaps embroidered in coloured silks with floral sprays and applied with white net, late 18th century with 19th century alterations
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