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A man's waistcoat

A man's waistcoat of black silk twill; standing collar, square cut across bottom, slash pocket on each side of front, buttoned with small self covered buttons, back of dark gray cotton (originally black?), lined with white cotton, now much yellowed, a number of cracks and breaks, several darned...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

American, 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts