Late 18th century
71 cm (27 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .71 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.
Medium or Technique
Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery
Not On View
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.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection