Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1843
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Silk, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/2 x 17 in. ( 62.2 x 43.2 cm )
Description: 
Waistcoat with a cream silk floral brocaded front panels; small rolled collar dropped into ovoid lapels; five silk covered buttons, hidden by a panel of silk covering the button holes; brown linen back panel with linen belt and two pronged metal buckle for cinching the garment at the lower back; natural linen lining.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was owned by Fredrick V. Rushton, the father of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Mary A. Rushton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group