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Waistcoat

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