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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1910.26
Date: 
1740-1760
Medium: 
Satin, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 3/4 x 18 in. ( 73 x 45.7 cm )
Description: 
Waistcoat with cream satin front panels embroidered all over with a black and brown leaf pattern; band collar, straight rectangular pockets at the waistline; thirteen satin covered buttons; beige floral embroidering on collar, along garment opening, base and on the pockets; linen lining and back panel.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this was the official waistcoat worn by Lieutenant Governor James De Lancey, 1740(?).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laurence Timpson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group