Man's sleeved waistcoat

American (English fabric)
1720s


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States (waistcoat); Place of Manufacture: Fabric: probably England

Dimensions

Center back length: 82.6 cm (32.5 in.)

Accession Number

41.887

Medium or Technique

Silk satin damask, brocaded with polychrome silk and metallic yarns, trimmed with gold-metallic braid and lined with linen and silk taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s waistcoat with skirt and long sleeves. Worn by Colonel Ebenezer Storer (born 1699). Fabric woven in England

Provenance

Lent by William S. Eaton, October 20, 1911. Gift of William Storer Eaton, to MFA 1941

Credit Line

Gift of William Storer Eaton