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Man's waistcoat

French
1760–80


Object Place: France

Dimensions

66.5 cm (26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1687

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: cloth-of-gold brocaded with salmon, green, white floss silk, chenille and silver yarns and spangles in small-scale floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline; small sprigs throughout. Single breasted. Front line cut away from midline with medium skirts flared over side vents. 14 foil and silver covered buttons at front. 2 flapped pockets. Peach silk stain back skirts with short vent. Brown spot-printed white cotton back. White silk twill forepart linings; plain linen back lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection