Various items of historic costume including: 1.
Historic Costume from the Castle Howard and Lansdowne Collections by Unknown, c. 16501920
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- Textiles Dimensions: Various
- Art Fund grant:
- £19,776 ( Total: £32,420)
- Acquired in:
A rare lady's feather hat; 2. A rare cloth of gold doublet; 3. An emerald and damask lady's banyan; 4. A scottish sack-backed open robe of Lille chine velvet and striped satin; 5. Eight hunt coats and assorted waistcoats, with assorted buttons; 6. English hunting outfits comprising: blue wool side saddle habit of jacket, skirt and breeches together with riding accessories such as hard bowler, cravats, hairpieces, black leather riding boots with lasts; and a red hunt tailcoat; and a pair of man's riding boots and wooden lasts.
2. Lansdowne family; 1 and 3- 6. Castle Howard Collection comprising family heirlooms, the collection of Cecile Hummel and acquisitions of George Howard.