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Man's waistcoat

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Man's waistcoat, quilted linen embroidered with polychrome silks in primarily chain stitch with some areas of stem, satin, and bullion. Design of exotic flowers, leaves and birds. Retains original set of paste buttons. Condition good although there is general soil.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Daryl Parshall of Millbrook, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Daryl Parshall

About 1725–50

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Center front: 79.7 cm (31 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.1034

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, quilted and embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes