The slanting tail, the curved pocket plackets, the straight single-breasted button closure, and the stand-up collar are typical for a piece of clothing for a man of a wealthy class.


  • Title: Vest
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: 1770 - 1790
  • Location: France
  • Physical Dimensions: Länge: 76 cm; Breite: 26 cm
  • Provenance: collection John Jacoby
  • Type: outer clothing, man
  • Photographer: Jakob Ineichen
  • Rights: Textilmuseum St.Gallen
  • Medium: Silk, cotton, Gros de Tours

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