User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

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...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1730–50

Object Place


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


Textiles and Fashion Arts