Waistcoat

Waistcoat
Waistcoat
Date:
1725–1750
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Silk Thread; Embroidery (feather, Cross, Satin, Buttonhole, And Back Stitch), Silk Thread Covered Buttons
Dimensions:
87.6 x 82.6 cm (34 1/2 x 32 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Personal Collection of Cora Ginsburg

Accession Number:
2014.26
Acquisition Date:
2014-06-05
Credit Line:

Museum purchase in Honor of John E. Buchanan, Jr., Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund.

Waistcoat of natural linen: embroidered à la disposition with gold silk floss in stylized feather and foliate sprays and vermicelli-patterned ground on full front, sleeves from elbow to hem, and back from waist to hem; button front with 21 thread-covered buttons; slash pocket with decorative flap of self-fabric on either side of center front at hip; long shaped sleeves close at cuff with thread covered button.

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