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Man's waistcoat

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Double-breasted waistcoat with collar and lapels made of silk with plaid in blue, green, red, white, yellow, and black; trimmed with blue, red, and green braid and backed with cotton twill. Condition: good

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 2000

Credit Line

Given in memory of Dorothy Peters Corey

American, 1850s

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 59.6 x 46.5cm (23 7/16 x 18 5/16in.) Center back: 59.6cm (23 7/16in.)

Accession Number

2000.1242

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with warp- and weft-float patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes