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Waistcoat

French
1780–90


Object Place: France

Dimensions

48.5 cm (19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.295

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s waistcoat (style of 1740-50). Foreparts: block printed cotton with Indian-style polychrome floral motifs on ecru ground. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts flared over side vents. Il embroidered silk covered buttons at front. 2 flapped pockets. Short plain cotton back with 2 ties. Cotton forepart linings.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection