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Man's waistcoat

French
1700–40


Object Place: France

Dimensions

101 cm (39 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.651

Medium or Technique

Cotton-linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: white cotton-linen twill embroidered with polychrome crewel (wool) yarns in floral motifs at front line, lapels, pockets, flaps, hemline. Single breasted. Rolled lapels. Straight fron line with long skirts flared over side vents. 13 covered buttons (neck to hem) and six buttonholes. 2 flapped pockets. Plain cotton short back and forepart linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection