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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: salmon silk satin embroidered with polychrome floss silk, chenille and gilt-silver yarns in small-scale floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline. Single breasted. Front line cut away form midline with short skirts flared over side vents. 13 covered buttons at front. 2...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1750–70

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts