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Man's sleeved waistcoat

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Man's waistcoat with skirt and long sleeves. Worn by Colonel Ebenezer Storer (born 1699). Fabric woven in England

Provenance

Lent by William S. Eaton, October 20, 1911. Gift of William Storer Eaton, to MFA 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Storer Eaton

American (English fabric), 1720s

Place of Manufacture

Fabric: probably England

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States (waistcoat)

Dimensions

Center back length: 82.6 cm (32.5 in.)

Accession Number

41.887

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, brocaded with polychrome silk and metallic yarns, trimmed with gold-metallic braid and lined with linen and silk taffeta

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes