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Man's Waistcoat

Front panels, front skirt panels and cuffs of brown printed red-violet wool velvet in floral and decorative motifs; red-violet wool sleeves and back panels; solid red-violet wool velvet skirt panels at back. Blue wool pile woven and plain cotton linings. Single breasted, lacings up back.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Italian or French, late 17th century

Object Place

Italy or France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed wool velvet and wool plush


Textiles and Fashion Arts