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Man's waistcoat

About 1790

Object Place: France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, linen, cotton; satin, embroidered, silk chain stitch

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



A man’s waistcoat of cream colored satin, with short standing collar, buttoned all the way down the front, with turned small sharply pointed lapels, slash pocket on each side, edges, pocket flaps, and lapels embroidered in polychrome silk chain stitch in design of violet vine, lined with glazed linen, back of linen-and-cotton fustian.

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel H. Colgate and Henry B. Washburn, in memory of Edith Hall Washburn