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Woman's waistcoat

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National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland

Woman's quilted waistcoat or jumps, in linen embroidered in red silk with a fish-scale like pattern, figures wearing turbans, cranes and floral sprays, low v-neckline at front, broad shoulder straps with eyelets for fastening front to back, sleeveless, centre front fastening with three linen ties, hip-length with flared skirt with slit openings at each side and centre back: possibly English, c. 1730 - 1760.

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  • Title: Woman's waistcoat
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Early-mid 18th century
  • Location: National Museum of Scotland
  • Location Created: England
  • Type: Waistcoat
  • Rights: © National Museums Scotland
  • Medium: Linen

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