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Waistcoat

Man's waistcoat (style of 1740-50). Foreparts: block printed cotton with Indian-style polychrome floral motifs on ecru ground. Single breasted. Straight front line with long skirts flared over side vents. Il embroidered silk covered buttons at front. 2 flapped pockets. Short plain cotton back...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1780–90

Object Place

France

Accession Number

49.295

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes