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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: black/purple striped white silk brocaded with blue/purple, rust/brown, white silk in repeating vegetative motifs. Single breasted. Collarless. V-line pointed to center (Hussar cut). Padded chest. White edging. 6 painted plastic modern buttons. 2 welted pockets. Cotton back and lining,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French(?), about 1845–55

Object Place

France(?)

Accession Number

43.678

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes