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.

Provenance

Made for Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn (1749-89), 4th baronet of Wynnstay.


St Fagans National Museum of History

St Fagans, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF5 6XB
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