Waistcoat

Title:
Waistcoat
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.
Object Number: 
INV.3200
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group