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Fancy Fronts: Men's Waistcoats from the 18th Century

October 19, 1993 – February 13, 1994

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Location: 2nd Floor

18th-century European waistcoats illustrate the technical expertise of the day. The waistcoats are from the museum's textile collection.