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  • Antonio James Scrittorale

    Waistcoat Date: 1750–70 Culture: British (probably) Medium: silk, metal, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 32 1/2 in. (82.6 cm) The style of the neck, the length and the hem treatment fluctuated as the tastes changed from over-sized coats of the early 18th century to narrow tightly fitted coats of the late 18th century and onward.

  • Ashley S.

    Waistcoat - 1750 -70

  • Kathy Bible

    Waistcoat ca. 1750-1770 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Stunning!!

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