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A man's waistcoat of white silk taffeta with all-over sprig in black silk chain stitch, borders and pocket flaps embroidered with polychrome silk chain stitch in small-scale floral design; back and lining of white linen.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, 1780–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

65.5 cm (25 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: L (Center back): 0.655 m

Accession Number

52.1189

Medium or Technique

Silk; Floral motifs embroidered with polychrome silk threads on white silk taffeta ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes