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Man's waistcoat

Man's sleeved waistcoat; foreparts of white silk rep brocaded with polychrome silk, wrapped and flat gilt-silver yarns in rococo floral motif. Single breasted. Front line slightly cut away at midline with long skirts flared over side vents. 17 gilt-silver covered buttons and buttonholes (5 sham...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1730–50

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.1681

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk, metallic yarns and flat wire; silk rep; cotton lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes