Woman's embroidered waistcoat

French
About 1880


Object Place: France

Dimensions

60.5 x 25 cm (23 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1371a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk tambour embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Not made up, cream white satin ground, with design of flowers tied with ribbons, worked with several shades of pink, violet, green, and bue, in chain stitch, with narrow border of dots separated by serpentine line worked with several shades of pale brown. Satin cracked.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lila Wetherbee