Waistcoat, vest: embroidered

Object Number: 
INV.11956
Date: 
18750-1800
Medium: 
Silk, linen, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 16 1/2 x 22 in. ( 5.1 x 41.9 x 55.9 cm )
Description: 
White double-breasted waistcoat (probably for wedding); front is made of silk brocade with rosebud design throughout, lapels (no collar), 8 silk-covered buttons down each side, pocket flaps at the stomach (no pockets); point embroidery on lapels and across the stomach in floral and leaf garland design in silk floss and metal thread, yellow chain stitch border around outer edge; plain back and lining made of white linen.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group