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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: black silk velvet figured with purple and pink silk. Single breasted. Shawl collar. V-line pointed to center (Hussar cut). 5 brass buttons with pink foil decoration. 2 welted pockets. Dark green glazed linen twill back, tabs with black painted steel handle-without-crossbar buckle;...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French(?), about 1840–50

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Medium or Technique

Silk twill


Textiles and Fashion Arts