Waistcoat

Medium: silk Technique: two interconnected structures: twill plus plain weave (lampas) Label: silk lampas | 1785-1800

Unknown Maker

Gentleman's waistcoat with a small overall pattern and neo-classical leafy sprays symmetrically arranged down the center front, in taupe on an olive green ground. At the lower edge, a "frieze" of the Triumph of Cupid in blue and white.

Credit: Beque...
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