Requires Photography

Trousers

mid-18th century


Dimensions

75 cm (29 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: .75 from the belt to the bottom of the leg.

Accession Number

01.7260

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black satin knee breaches, worn by the great-grandfather of the donor, Joshua Green, at his graduation from Harvard College in 1749. One leg is missing.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green