Man's waistcoat

Western European
about 1820


Object Place: Europe (Western)

Dimensions

45.2 x 42 cm (17 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.54

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk ribbon lattice-woven, silk embroidery, linen backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Foreparts: gold-colored, blue, cream silk ribbons tied in lattice pattern on white satin ground (which forms lining). Cream-colored binding at edges and buttonholes. Linen back. Double-breasted. High notched stand-up collar and short lapels. 12 covered-button front closure; back closure laced from collar to hem. Condition: some fading.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund