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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: blue silk satin brocaded with rose silk in floral motif; blue braid edging. Single breasted. Shawl collar. V-line straight cut. 5 covered buttons. 2 welted pockets. Black glazed cotton back with tabs and rectangular brass buckle marked "DE POS/1855." White glazed cotton lining, red...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French(?), about 1855

Object Place

France (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade


Textiles and Fashion Arts