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Man's sleeved waistcoat

Heavy white silk brocaded on the front of the coat, the pockets and cuffs in a conventional floral design, with tarnished gold thread. "Supposed to have been worn by King Hooper of Marblehead." The donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanora Curtis

English or French, 1750–60

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts