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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: white cotton twill embroidered with polychrome silk in point de chainette in floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline, and sleeve ends. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts slightly flared over side vents. 22 covered buttons (neck to hem) at front, 4 each...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1700–40

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Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts