Not on view

As in women's apparel of the period, men's sleeves puffed at cap and balloony pants were exaggeratedly full at hip and thigh. These extreme styles, first Pickwickian, were later caricatured as dandified and effete.

Trousers, flax, British

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Coat: 1981.210.4; Waistcoat: 1976.235.3d; Trousers: 1982.316.11