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Man's waistcoat

Man's waistcoat of silk brocade with background striped vertically in bands of varying widths alternately yellow taffeta and white satin, over wide bands small sprays of roses and other blossoms brocaded with green, purple, red, and white silks; roll back collar, single slash pocket on each...

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Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb in memory of their mother Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, about 1855

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Silk brocade, silk satin, cotton plain weave lining, elastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts