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Man's waistcoat

French
1760–80


Object Place: France

Dimensions

75 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1684

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: yellow silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk in floral motifs at front line, pocket flaps, hemline; and decorative motifs throughout. Single breasted. Front line cut away from midline with medium skirts deeply flared over side vents. 11 covered buttons at front. 2 flapped pockets. White silk twill back with short vent and cotton tabs with steel buckle (added later). White silk twill lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection