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Man's waistcoat

French
1700–40


Object Place: France

Dimensions

91.5 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

43.676

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: white cotton twill embroidered with polychrome silk in point de chainette in floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline, and sleeve ends. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts slightly flared over side vents. 22 covered buttons (neck to hem) at front, 4 each at pockets, 1 each at wrists. White cotton sleeves slit at back of wrists. 2 flapped pockts. White cotton twill back with short vent.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection