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Woman's embroidered waistcoat

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Not made up, cream white satin ground, with design of flowers tied with ribbons, worked with several shades of pink, violet, green, and bue, in chain stitch, with narrow border of dots separated by serpentine line worked with several shades of pale brown. Satin cracked.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lila Wetherbee

French, About 1880

Object Place

France

Dimensions

60.5 x 25 cm (23 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1371a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk tambour embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes