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Man's waistcoat

French
1760–80


Object Place: France

Dimensions

65 cm (25 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.837

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Forepieces: white silk with brocaded pattern of small flowering branches woven in silver yarns and wires, coral, white, green silk yarns at closure, border, pocket flaps and on covered buttons; repeated small flower-and-leaves motif fills out panels. Cotton and linen twill back and lining with nap on surface. Single breasted. Collarless. Medium skirts, flared to sides with two poecket. Condition: some stains, lining splitting in places.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl L. Crossman