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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: white glazed ribbed wool with vertical zig-zags printed with alternating floral motifs and butterflies (red, green, gold) in clouds of blue dots. Single breasted. Shawl collar. V-line pointed to center (Hussar cut). 4 floral domed brass buttons. 2 welted pockets. Napped wool twill...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1830

Object Place

Provence, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool, twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts