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Man's suit (waistcoat)

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Orange uncut figured velvet. Coat: short stand-up collar with lace ruffle, round cuffs, buttons covered with silver and gilt-silver wire, sequins, red colored decorations and gilt-silver textured foil, white silk lining. Waistcoat: single breasted, red silk buttonholes. Breeches: button-down...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French or English, 1775–90

Object Place

France or England


60.5 cm (23 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: length: 60.5 cm

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Orange uncut and figured voided silk velvet, buttons covered with silver and gilt-silver wire and sequins, red and gilt textured foil, gilt silver embroidered white silk kneebands


Textiles and Fashion Arts