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Man's waistcoat. Foreparts: White silk embroidered with polychrome silk in small-scale floral motifs with insects at lapels, frontline, pockets, hemline; 2 engraved medallions of 2 women with 3 children below pockets. Single breasted. Square cut. 12 covered buttons at front. Stepped lapels. 2...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1780–90

Object Place

France

Dimensions

61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

49.297

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (?) embroidered with silk yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes