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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1956.35c
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group