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Man's waistcoat

French
1750–70


Object Place: France

Dimensions

77 cm (30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1688

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: salmon silk satin embroidered with polychrome floss silk, chenille and gilt-silver yarns in small-scale floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline. Single breasted. Front line cut away form midline with short skirts flared over side vents. 13 covered buttons at front. 2 flapped pockets. White silk twill lining and back with short vent.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection