Man's waistcoat

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1683

Medium or Technique

Silk; Pale blue moiré embroidered with silver

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: pale blue moiré silk embroidered with silver in floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline. Single breasted. Front line cut away cut away from midline with long skirts deeply flared over side vents. 17 silver covered buttons and 12 button-holes at front, 3 each at pockets. 2 flapped pockets. Blue silk back with short vent. White silk and cotton lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection