Trousers, flax, British

Trousers

Date:
ca. 1833
Culture:
British
Medium:
flax
Credit Line:
Purchase, Irene Lewisohn and Alice L. Crowley Bequests, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.316.11
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Waist Not," March 30, 1994–August 21, 1994.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Two by Two," September 10, 1996–November 17, 1996.