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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: white silk embroidered in white and appliqued velvet in floral and "buta" (cone) motifs. Single breasted. Shawl collar. V-line straight cut. 5 covered domed buttons. 2 welted pockets. White linen back and lining, tabs with rectangular steel buckle.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French(?), about 1840–60

Object Place

France(?)

Accession Number

43.679

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes