Featured Image: Waistcoat (France); satin, stem and knot stitches in silk, couched silk cord, and appliquÈd silk ribbon on silk plain weave; H x W: 63 x 43 cm (24 13/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Gift of Monsieur Robert de Micheaux, 1956-155-1; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum; Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution