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Object Name: Breeches (costume)
Date: 1900-1920
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Medium: Silk
Dimensions: Overall: 30 x 23 in. ( 76.2 x 58.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Pink silk breeches; fall flap front with interior button fly and two silk lined pockets; snap closures at the knee and large ties with metallic fringe on the ends and two decorative metal buttons; six gold painted metal suspender buttons around the waist; lined with white silk.
Credit Line: Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number: 1933.32b
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These breeches were worn as part of a costume worn by Enrico Caruso when he performed the role of Des Grieux in "Manon Lescaut."