Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1939.539
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.
Gallery Label: 
Acording to accession records, this waistcoat belonged to Governor Benjamin Pierce. Pierce was elected Governor of New Hampshire in 1827 and 1829.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Marion L. Dielman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group