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Mid-18th century men's suits were slimmer than the decades prior to them with a curved front opening, narrower sleeves and cuffs, and fitted breeches with a fall front closure. This suit is a fine example of a gentleman's day suit of the period in silhouette and textile.

Suit, silk, British

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