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Man's waistcoat

Man's blue silk lampas waistcoat with dark tan glazed twill back and lighter tan glazed twill lining; narrow strips of leather along bottom edges of inside front flaps; lampas in small floral pattern of white weft floats; roll back collar; slash pocket in each front; one bound small pocket in...

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Written in blue ink inside proper left front: "Mr. H. W. Sargent"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1855

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk lampas, cotton twill back and lining, kid leather lining, metal buckle


Textiles and Fashion Arts