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Man's waistcoat

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A man's waistcoat of moire striped dark and light gray, (the dark gray chine), and grayish-tan; roll back collar, two slash pockets on left front, one on right front, back of tam glazed cotton twill, lined with white percale, back cut two thirds of the way up center.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, 19th century

Object Place



57 x 47 cm (22 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk moire with cotton glazed backing, cotton lining, silk moire covered buttons, and metal buckle


Textiles and Fashion Arts