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Man's waistcoat from a three-part court suit

Unknown1805/1808

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston, MA, United States

White silk embroidered with lavender and plum colored silk and chenille, silver thread, spangles and brilliants. This waistcoat was supposed to have been worn by the Hon. James Bowdoin, U. S. Minister to Spain, 1805-1808, at a ball given by Napoleon at th

Details

  • Title: Man's waistcoat from a three-part court suit
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1805/1808
  • Physical Dimensions: Center front length: 55.2 cm (21.75 in.)
  • Type: Waistcoat
  • Rights: Gift of Robert C. Winthrop. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved.
  • Medium: Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic threads, spangles and glass

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