Waistcoat

Waistcoat
Title
Waistcoat
Date 
1850-1858
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 19 x 20 in. ( 6.4 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm )
Description 
White silk brocade waistcoat with double collar and lapels, 5 silk-covered buttons at the stomach, slit pockets on both sides at the stomach, watch pocket at the left chest, back of waistcoat has 3 sets of straps at the small of the back flaps for lacing at the bottom; inside lined with white silk.
Credit Line 
Gift of James Parton
Object Number 
1968.20
Gallery Label 
According to the accession record, this waistcoat was worn by Mortimer Thomson when he married Grace Eldridge.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group