Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1968.20
Date: 
1850-1858
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 19 x 20 in. ( 6.4 x 48.3 x 50.8 cm )
Description: 
White silk brocade waistcoat with double collar and lapels, 5 silk-covered buttons at the stomach, slit pockets on both sides at the stomach, watch pocket at the left chest, back of waistcoat has 3 sets of straps at the small of the back flaps for lacing at the bottom; inside lined with white silk.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, this waistcoat was worn by Mortimer Thomson when he married Grace Eldridge.
Credit Line: 
Gift of James Parton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group