Theatrical doublet and sleeves

Western European
19th century (late 16th–early 17th century style)


Object Place: Western Europe, Europe

Dimensions

Center back: 65 cm (25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.281a-b

Medium or Technique

Sueded leather, velvet, metallic trim, metal buttons

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Theatrical peascod-belly doublet and sleeves in Elizabethan style. Doublet: high stand-up collar; raised wings; diagonal punched pattern with metallic trim at top; false front closure with gold-colored buttons; slashed across front and skirts, puffed with gold-colored velvet, V-decorated back; heavily padded front; hook-and-eye closures.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection