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Front of a waistcoat

The ground is woven of silver cord. The design of undulating branches bearing flowers is woven. with blue, pink, and dark red silk and gold. The bottonholes are decorated with gold gimp. The bottons are with gold and silver, and yellow silk. A snd B are joined by a narrow ring.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Probably Italian or French, 17th(?)–18th century

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Textiles and Fashion Arts