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Man's waistcoat

A man's waistcoat of white silk background, slightly ribbed cloth weave, figure of small-scale scrolling lines forming serpentines, with occasional ornamental leaves, partly in satin weave, partly in secondary weft floats; roll back collar, two slash pockets on left front, one on right, back and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

American, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Cloth Weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts