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Man's waistcoat

Foreparts: green wool embroidered with yellow/brown and green in floral motif. Single breasted. Shawl collar pointed to center (Hussar cut). Padded chest. 5 domed brass buttons. 2 welted pockets. Silesia (brown glazed linen) back, tabs with rectangular steel buckle, slight vent. Yellow linen...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French(?), about 1840–50

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts