Waistcoat

Title:
Waistcoat
Date: 
1857
Medium: 
Silk, chintz, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 x 18 in. ( 58.4 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Waistcoat with silk front panels with heavily embroidered white-work floral designs on the lapels, along the garment opening and along the base; small rolled collar into dropped lapels over five embroidered buttons with a flower design; natural linen lining trimmed with white leather at base of lining; white chintz back panel with white chintz belt and two pronged metal buckle at lower back to cinch garment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary A. Rushton
Object Number: 
1842
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was worn by Fredrick V. Rushton, the father of the donor, in 1857.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group