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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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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, late 19th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.1187

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes