Man's sleeved waistcoat

1750–70


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back length: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1980.387

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk, metallic yarns and flat wire; ribbed silk; silk lining

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s sleeved waistcoat, foreparts, lower sleeves, pocket flaps, back skirts: yellow silk brocaded with polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns and flat wire in pattern of serpentine floral sprays. Yellow heavy ribbed silk upper sleeves and back. Yellow silk lining. Single-breasted. 13 gilt-silver covered buttons at front. 2 flapped sleeves with back slits and single covered button closures.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund