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Waistcoat

Waistcoat

  • Place of origin:

    Spitalfields (Silk textile, woven)
    England (made)

  • Date:

    1788 (woven)
    1788-1795 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maze & Steer (weaver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk with a satin ground, lined with cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Edmund de Rothschild

  • Museum number:

    T.371-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Waistcoat of yellow and brown flecked woven silk with a satin ground and a brown and yellow floral border with a blue floral edge. The buttons are self-covered. The waistcoat has a natural coloured cotton back with two sets and is lined with the same material. The front are faced with silk. Square cut.

Place of Origin

Spitalfields (Silk textile, woven)
England (made)

Date

1788 (woven)
1788-1795 (made)

Artist/maker

Maze & Steer (weaver)

Materials and Techniques

Silk with a satin ground, lined with cotton

Descriptive line

Silk waistcoat with a satin ground, lined with cotton, woven by Maze & Steer, Spitalfields and made in England, 1788-1795

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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