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A man's waistcoat

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

59.5 cm (23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2565

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin, embroidery, fustian

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A man’s waistcoat of white satin, embroidered with polychrome silk chain stitch in floral design with minute sprays along front edges and sprigs on buttons, and over ground, sprays and garlands of small blossoms on bottom edges and pocket flaps, backed and lined with cotton-and-linen fustian with very fuzzy surface; a number of smal brownish stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. L. Earle Rowe