Waistcoat, vest

Waistcoat, vest
Waistcoat, vest
Title
Waistcoat, vest
Date 
1780-1810
Medium 
Silk, linen
Dimensions 
Overall: 28 x 16 in. ( 71.1 x 40.6 cm )
Description 
Waistcoat with cream silk front panels heavily embroidered with an all over floral design in pink, red, green, blue, yellow and brown silk thread, decorative border and floral garlands embroidered on the neck, down the lapels and jacket opening, the two ogee shaped pocket flaps and the base of the garment; natural linen lining and back panel; two ties on the lower back to cinch garment.
Credit Line 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
1951.520
Gallery Label 
This waistcoat was worn by Chancellor of the Supreme Court of New York (1777-1801), Robert R. Livingston.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group