Waistcoat

Waistcoat
Title
Waistcoat
Date 
ca. 1800
Medium 
Broadcloth, linen
Dimensions 
Overall: 23 x 21 in. ( 58.4 x 53.3 cm )
Description 
Waistcoat with yellow broadcloth front panels; band collar, two rectangular pockets at the waistline; ten holes from removed buttons, ten button holes; natural linen lining and back panel.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Marion L. Dielman
Object Number 
1939.539
Gallery Label 
Acording to accession records, this waistcoat belonged to Governer Benjamin Pierce. Pierce was elected Governor of New Hampshire in 1827 and 1829.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group