Waistcoat

Waistcoat
Title
Waistcoat
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Cotton dimity
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 x 18 in. ( 53.3 x 45.7 cm )
Description 
Double-breasted waistcoat with white cotton dimity front panels with an "X" design; split-pointed lapels; four straight rectangular pockets, two at the waistline, two at the breast; eight mother-of-pearl buttons, four on each side; lining and back panel of a thinner white cotton striped dimity; large pocket on the left interior; ties in back with buttonholes to cinch the garment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. John V. Irwin
Object Number 
1956.35c
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group