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Man's waistcoat

French(?)
about 1845–55


Object Place: France(?)

Dimensions

48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.678

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: black/purple striped white silk brocaded with blue/purple, rust/brown, white silk in repeating vegetative motifs. Single breasted. Collarless. V-line pointed to center (Hussar cut). Padded chest. White edging. 6 painted plastic modern buttons. 2 welted pockets. Cotton back and lining, double tabs with 2 rectangular steel buckles; buff leather at base of foreparts.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection