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Man's waistcoat

American
19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

54.7 cm (21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.225

Medium or Technique

Silk; Cloth Weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A man’s waistcoat of white silk background, slightly ribbed cloth weave, figure of small-scale scrolling lines forming serpentines, with occasional ornamental leaves, partly in satin weave, partly in secondary weft floats; roll back collar, two slash pockets on left front, one on right, back and lining of white cambric.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates