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Man's waistcoat

A man's waistcoat, of light blue silk, background in ribbed cloth weave; design of small-scale serpentines in satin weave with outlines and sprays of flowers to side in secondary darker blue weft; roll back collar, two slash pockets on left front, one on right, back of tan cotton sateen, lined...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts