Embroidered velvet suit
- Art Funded
- Art Fund grant
- £3,900 (Total: £15,291)
A gentleman's plum velvet suit elaborately embroidered with silks and gold sequins, with a matching green satin waistcoat.
Sir Watkin was a famous patron of the arts and one of the wealthiest men of his day as reflected in his flamboyant clothing.
Made for Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn (1749-89), 4th baronet of Wynnstay.