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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: yellow silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk in floral motifs at front line, pocket flaps, hemline; and decorative motifs throughout. Single breasted. Front line cut away from midline with medium skirts deeply flared over side vents. 11 covered buttons at front. 2 flapped...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1760–80

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts