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Vest

Vest

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (retailed)

  • Date:

    1890-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Doucet Jeune (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-knitted silk, with machine embroidery in silk and mother-of-pearl buttons; front placket lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Leathwood

  • Museum number:

    T.89:1-2003

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sleeveless fully fashioned vest made of machine-knitted silk in blue, orange and black bands. Fastened down the front with pearl buttons and a placket lined with silk. There is a crest on the front left hand side of the vest machine-embroidered with M.A. standing for the Marquis of Anglesey. Inside the neck of the vest is a label printed in red with: 'Doucet Jeune, 10 Rue de Halévy, Paris'.

Place of Origin

Paris (retailed)

Date

1890-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Doucet Jeune (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Machine-knitted silk, with machine embroidery in silk and mother-of-pearl buttons; front placket lined with silk

Marks and inscriptions

'Doucet Jeune, 10 Rue de Halévy, Paris'
Label; inside the neck; printed

'M.A.'
Decoration; in a crest on the front left hand side; embroidered

Dimensions

Weight: 0.46 kg, Length: 65.0 cm shoulder to hem approx, Width: 41.5 cm at hem approx

Descriptive line

Sleeveless vest made of machine-knitted silk in blue, orange and black bands, designed by Doucet Jeune, France (Paris), 1890s

Production Note

Sold at 'Doucet jeune' which was located at 10 rue Halévy, Paris, France.

Categories

Clothing; Underwear; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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