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Man's waistcoat

English
1720–40


Object Place: England

Dimensions

80 cm (31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.1689

Medium or Technique

Quilted cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: white cotton quilted, corded and embroidered in french knots in floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline; trimmed with tassled fringe at base of front line and hemline. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts slightly flared over side vents. 14 covered buttons at front, 4 each at pockets, 1 each at wrists. White cotton sleeves slit at back of wrists, base of armholes open with 2 reinforcing tapes. 2 flapped pockets. White cotton lining and back with short vent.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection