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Striped waistcoat (costume)

Object Number: 
1933.32a
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Silk, rhinestone buttons
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 21 in. ( 53.3 x 53.3 cm )
Description: 
Sleeveless short pink and white striped silk waistcoat; split pointed lapels; single breasted with seven flower shaped rhinestone and metal buttons; lined and backed with white silk; two pronged buckle and silk belting to cinch waistcoat to size.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was worn as part of a costume worn by Enrico Caruso when he performed the role of Des Grieux in "Manon Lescaut."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group