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Waistcoat

Waistcoat

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1840-1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk, cotton, hand sewn with silk and cotton thread

  • Museum number:

    T.14-2005

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Waistcoat has narrow shawl collar and four buttons at lower waist. It is made of ivory silk with a ribbed ground and figured floral pattern. There is a placket pocket on either side of the front and a dart each side at the armhole. It is lined with white cotton. The back is glazed white cotton with tab & buckle adjustment. There is a later insertion of beige twill at the centre back.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1840-1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

silk, cotton, hand sewn with silk and cotton thread

Dimensions

Length: 61.3 cm overall, Circumference: 91.0 cm waist

Materials

Silk; Cotton; Cotton thread; Silk thread

Techniques

Hand sewing

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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