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Man's waistcoat

English
1780–90


Object Place: England

Dimensions

61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

1977.839

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Forepieces: white silk embroidered in two shades of blue with highly-plyed silk yarns in oak leaf and acorn pattern at closure, border, collar, pocket flaps and on covered buttons. Cotton back and lining. Single breasted. Turn-down collar (formerly stand-up). Short flared skirts with two pockets. Condition: fair, silk disintegrating, especially under collar; collar and top front altered at recent date.

Credit Line

Gift of Carl L. Crossman