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Man's waistcoat

American, mid 19th century, of 18th century Spitalfields brocade. A man's waistcoat of materical matching 53.192, dress; blue ground, horizontal interlacing ribbon and floral serpentines, brocaded with white and brilliant polychrome silks; roll back collar, slash pocket on each side of front,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, about 1840

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts