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Men's Vest with sleeves, 1760, France. Cream-colored silk rep, Lisere, launches and paperback, polychrome silk, silver-colored metal threads, smooth and Frise umd silk soul. Lining: cream-colored silk, twill weave. Ident.Nr. 2003 KR 146 © Photo: Museum of Decorative Arts of the National Museums in Berlin - Prussian Cultural Heritage. Photo: Stephan Klonk

The Art of French Seidenwebereien demonstrates this collarless vest with its "à disposition" woven decor. The pattern shows inflorescences in colorful silk and leaves of silver wire, which are held by a likewise woven out of silver wire band. In addition, stand in rows offset small blue flower buds before the tone on tone patterned background. ChrW