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Aesthetic Suit 1880-1885


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Leading members of the aesthetic movement popularised the wearing of velvet suits and breeches. The suit is of Cotton velvet with silk braid edges and is lined with woven wool. The suit can be seen at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

17th Mar 2008 by Diane Earl

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