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Man's waistcoat

Forepieces: white silk embroidered in two shades of blue with highly-plyed silk yarns in oak leaf and acorn pattern at closure, border, collar, pocket flaps and on covered buttons. Cotton back and lining. Single breasted. Turn-down collar (formerly stand-up). Short flared skirts with two...

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Credit Line

Gift of Carl L. Crossman

English, 1780–90

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts