Requires Photography

Man's waistcoat

French
1750–70


Object Place: France

Dimensions

76 cm (29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.661

Medium or Technique

Embroidered satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: cloth-of-gold embroidered with polychrome floss silk, chenille, gilt-silver and silver yarns in vining floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline; and in small-scale floral motifs throughout. Single breasted. Front line cut away at midline with medium skirts flared over side vents. 12 gilt-silver covered buttons at front, 3 each at pockets, 1 each at wrists. Salmon silk satin sleeves slit at back of wrists. 2 flapped pockets. Salmon satin back with long laced vent. White satin and cotton linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection