A gentleman's plum velvet suit elaborately embroidered with silks and gold sequins, with a matching green satin waistcoat.
Embroidered velvet suit by Unknown Artist, 17701790
© St Fagans National Museum of History
- Textiles, principally velvet, satin, wool
- Art Fund grant:
- £3,900 ( Total: £15,291)
- Acquired in:
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.
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