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Waistcoat

French
Late 18th century


Dimensions

71 cm (27 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .71 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

02.11

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White satin embroidered with sprigs of flowers and leaves and with pink, green, violet and light blue silk, silver thread and spangles. Around the waistcoat and flaps of the pockets is a border of flower-like forms. The buttons are white satin embroidered. Lined with cotton flannel made apparently of linen and cotton. Faced with white silk. Once the property of Dr. Elnathan Judson, a surgeon in the U.S. Navy.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection