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Man's waistcoat

Vest or waistcoat of red satin printed with multicolored design of europeanized oriental figures playing games (stilts, hoops). Closes at center front with seven black plastic buttons and a snap at the mandarin collar. Lined in cream rayon twill weave with red and navy blue vertical stripes....

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Before 2010, purchased by Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Man's vest

Japanese, about 2000

Object Place



Center back: 54.5 cm (21 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rayon satin weave; rayon twill weave; plastic buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts