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Man's waistcoat

French
1770–85


Object Place: France

Dimensions

59 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1977.838

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Forepieces: white silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk yarns in floral motif at closure, border, collar, pocket flaps; repeated three-pronged embroidered motif in green silk fills out panels and on covered buttons. Cotton back and lining, two ties across lower back. Single breasted. Stand-up collar. Two pockets. Points at base. Codition: soiled inside, bottom button missing.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl L. Crossman