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18th Century

Men's Narrow Fall Front Breeches, c. 1790-1820
  • Model: L#127
  • Manufactured by: Laughing Moon Mercantile

Price:   £14.49

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Details: Also known as Small Falls. Men's short breeches with a narrow fall front opening, with side frog pockets and watch pocket. These breeches can be cut long, to reach to the calf, or short, ending just under the knee. The front fall closes with two buttons. The waistband closes in front with three buttons. The front has two suspender (braces) buttons. The backs of the breeches have a very long rise and the tops are gathered into the back of the waistband. The center back has a gusset, a tie to adjust it, and suspender buttons. The breeches have leg openings that are faced and are slightly turned to the front of the legs of the breeches. These leg openings close with buttons and a tie, and are bound with a narrow band. The side pockets close with a button. The full leg lining is optional, but as constructed, the waistband, fall, leg openings, and gusset will still need to be lined. The breeches are interfaced wherever there are buttons or buttonholes. These type of breeches were worn for day or evening, formal or informal.
Fabric: Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, or Leather.

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This product was added to our catalogue on Wednesday 10 September, 2014.