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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: white cotton quilted, corded and embroidered in french knots in floral motifs at front line, pockets, flaps, hemline; trimmed with tassled fringe at base of front line and hemline. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts slightly flared over side vents. 14 covered buttons...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1720–40

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Medium or Technique

Quilted cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts