Waistcoat

Waistcoat
Title
Waistcoat
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Mary A. Rushton
Object Number 
1843
Gallery Label 
This waistcoat was owned by Fredrick V. Rushton, the father of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group