Object Name: waistcoat, sleeved
Accession Number: 2003.169
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Slate blue ribbed silk coat or sleeved waistcoat, with profuse metal thread embroidery down fronts, and around pockets, cuffs, and back pleats. Embroidery in a variety of coiled, couched, satin, and backstitch infills with chain stitch borders; in stylised scrolling floral and fruit motifs. Lined cream linen and faced with matching blue silk.
Formerly in the collections of Castle Howard Costume Galleries.
Type: centre back
Height: 80 cm