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Waistcoat

  • Place of origin:

    Balkan Peninsula (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool with silk braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Peter Sarginson on behalf of the Trustees of the Edward James Foundation

  • Museum number:

    T.60-1993

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Scarlet wool waistcoat with black braiding.

Place of Origin

Balkan Peninsula (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wool with silk braid

Object history note

This waistcoat formed part of the personal wardrobe of Edward James, Dali's patron and a notable eccentric. He incorporated elements of folk dress into his wardrobe, including this waistcoat.

Registered File number 1992/2698.

Descriptive line

Man's waistcoat, scarlet wool with black braiding, Balkan Peninsula, 19th century.

Materials

Wool (textile); Silk braid

Techniques

Sewing

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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