1799 American (Pennsylvania) Quaker's dress at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia - The Quakers, or the Society of Friends, traditionally stood out for their very simple clothing. Because the Quaker community emphasized equality between the classes, simpler clothes allowed everyone to afford to dress the same way. On top of that, spending a lot of money on fancy clothing was considered wasteful as there were more important things that a person could focus on.
Suit Most likely a merchant or professional day wear Date: 1755–65 Culture: British Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 42 in. (106.7 cm) Length at CB (b): 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm)
Louis XVI fin 18ème Français c rayé Caraco soie par Trouvais