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Man's waistcoat

Man's waistcoat; pale green silk fancy cloth (ribbed); fronts embroidered around edges with pink and green silks and silver sequins in chain stitch, in design of minute flowering vine; fronts faced with white silk fancy twill; fronts lined with and back made of glazed linen; some small brown...

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Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

French, late 18th century

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Silk; Embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts