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Waistcoat

Man's waistcoat. Foreparts: cloth-of-silver embroidered with silver wire and spangles, blue and red foil in small-scale floral motifs at front line, pocket flaps and hemline. Single breasted. Front line cut away at midline with short skirts flared over side vents. 5 covered buttons (1 missing)...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1770–90

Object Place

France

Accession Number

43.1263

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes