Man's waistcoat

French(?)
about 1840–50


Object Place: France(?)

Dimensions

59 x 47 cm (23 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.684

Medium or Technique

Wool brocade with cotton padding, linen lining and backing, mother-of-pearl buttons, and brass-colored buckle

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: white wool brocaded with white and blue wool in vertical scrolling vegetative motif. Single breasted. Slight stepped collar/lapel. V-line pointed to center (Hussar cut). Padded chest. 7 covered buttons replaced by modern round pearl.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection