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Man's waistcoat

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Foreparts: gold-colored, blue, cream silk ribbons tied in lattice pattern on white satin ground (which forms lining). Cream-colored binding at edges and buttonholes. Linen back. Double-breasted. High notched stand-up collar and short lapels. 12 covered-button front closure; back closure laced...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Western European, about 1820

Object Place


45.2 x 42 cm (17 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk ribbon lattice-woven, silk embroidery, linen backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts