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waistcoat 1956.203

Object Name: waistcoat

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1755-1765

Accession Number: 1956.203
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • cotton
  • wool
  • woven

Green silk waistcoat with woven spot and brocaded silver sprig. Floral border brocaded in silver and silk in shades of pink, mauve and green; back green glazed woollen satin; back and front to waist lined white cotton and linen; front edges and skirt lined cream wool fronts fastening with twelve silver thread covered buttons and buttonholes from round neck to waist seam; pocket at waist seam each side, white cotton and linen, shaped flap lined cream wool; flared skirt, curving away very slightly in front, open and flared at sides, open below waist at back; back in two shaped sections.


Type: Length
Height: 82.5 cm