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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
INV.3200
Date: 
1780-1800
Medium: 
Satin, satin twill
Dimensions: 
Overall: 26 x 17 in. ( 66 x 43.2 cm )
Description: 
Waistcoat with cream satin front panels heavily embroidered with stripes of blue and tan circles with three prongs of brown shooting out; cream satin twill back panel; lined with natural cotton; straight band collar; two ogee pockets at the waistline heavily embroidered with a blue and tan checkerboard pattern along the lower edge; brown and ochre leaves and flowers in pink, red, yellow blue and green, outlined in brown; this pattern is repeated along the collar, vest opening and base of the garment; eleven satin covered buttons with green embroidered leaves; two pronged metal buckle and satin twill belting to cinch vest to size at the small of the back.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group