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Object Name: waistcoat

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1785-90

Accession Number: 1953.448
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • satin
  • velvet
Support
 
Technique
  • figured
Description

Deep rose-pink satin figured waistcoat with cut and uncut velvet in design of flowers in diagonal trellis; lining and back natural linen double breasted,with narrow overlap,fastening with eight pearl buttons attatched with clips on wrong side,and buttonholes,each side; v-neck with revers sewn down at corners,and standing collar; straight waistline; back in two sections; front edges lined chintz; collar lined red velvet in front. Described by Dr C W Cunnington as a "countrified" style.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height:
Width:
Depth: 46 cm