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Waistcoat Date: mid-1840s Culture: British Medium: wool, silk Dimensions: Length: 18 in. (45.7 cm); Width: 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm)


England Waistcoat c. 1850 silk, cotton, leather, metal 65.5 cm (centre back), 51.5 cm (waist, flat) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne


An embroidered gentleman's waistcoat early 19th century, of ivory satin worked in floss and corded silks with wildflowers, blue and pruple s...


Vest Date: 1845–59 Culture: probably British Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 24 in. (61 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; A. Augustus Healy Fund, 1926


Frockcoat, late 18thC. France, wool. Navy blue, collar, cuffs and skirts embroidered with cream silk "point Beauvais" garlands of pearls and flowers, embroidered buttons. Coutau-Bégarie

3-piece court suit for the young Alexander I, Russia, 1786. Pink silk with golden metal thread embroidery; waistcoat: cream silk with metal thread embroidery.