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Man's waistcoat

American
1820–30


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

50.8 cm (20 in.)

Accession Number

1990.536

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Single-breasted, sleeveless waistcoat. Fronts in silver-gray, black, and pale blue cut, uncut and brocaded silk velvet with leaf design. Standing collar; 8 buttons. Black twill wool back with four white tape ties at back. White cotton lining. Condition: Good.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Townsend