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Man's sweater vest

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Magenta and beige yarn man's sweater vest of simple handmade knit-purl facture. Front closes at center with 6 small beige plastic buttons and contains a geometric motif of beige design on magenta ground. Back is solid magenta. The vest neck, bottom, arm holes, and front edge have a 1 inch border...

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Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, 1940s


Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool? Flax?


Textiles and Fashion Arts