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Man's sleeved waistcoat

English or French
1750–60


Dimensions

89 cm (35 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .89 back of coat from neck to bottom 20.7 b white linen shirt 20.7 c white satin waistcoat 20.7 d black silk knee breeches

Accession Number

20.7a

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Heavy white silk brocaded on the front of the coat, the pockets and cuffs in a conventional floral design, with tarnished gold thread. “Supposed to have been worn by King Hooper of Marblehead.” The donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanora Curtis