Costume, circus, men's 'Regency' style suit with matching cape, velvet/lace, maker and place unknown, 1880-1900
"Regency" style circuscostume consisting of a cape, jacket and breeches of indigo velvet.
(-1) Circular cape of indigo velvet, featuring a floral design in gold and diamante beads on the back, fastens with a black cotton tie at the neck.
(-2) Men's short waisted jacket of indigo velvet, full-length set-in sleeves, fastening at the front with eye-hooks, features lace ruffles at the collar and cuffs, and small metal filigree decorations sewn at intervals across the breast.
(-3) Breeches, knee length indigo velvet pants, with button fly fastenings and buttons at front and back of waist for attaching braces, cuffs trimmed with lace.