"Nankeen trousers, displaying more white fancy-work over the ankles, and purple morocco slippers"

Nankeen Trousers 1818
Public DomainNankeen Trousers 1818 - Credit: Mary Evans
Nankeen is a kind of pale yellowish cloth, originally made at Nanjing, in Eastern China, from a yellow variety of cotton, and subsequently manufactured from ordinary cotton and then dyed.