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Lavish luxury in a man's waistcoat. England, 1730-1739 @Victoria and Albert Museum Acc.# 2521906.

This costly court garment is of yellow satin embroidered with colored silk and silver thread, replete with spangles. It is lined with silk. Of note, the back is also of satin, attesting to the expense of the garment, for it would not have been seen without the jacket on. 

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Detail, yellow satin waistcoat, embroidered with colored silk & silver thread, replete with spangles. England, 1730-1739 @Victoria and Albert Museum Acc.# 2521906.