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Man's dress waistcoat

A man's short dress waistcoat of white silk faille, deep cut "V" neck with very short area for buttons, fastened with small black silk embroidered buttons, roll back collar, all edges finished with black silk cord, small bount slash pocket in each front, back and lining of white china...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, late 19th century

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Silk faille (warp-faced plain weave) with silk plain weave lining; silk embroidery, needlework buttons, and cording


Textiles and Fashion Arts