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1770-1775 waistcoat (1983.619)

Object Name: waistcoat

Place of Creation: Lancashire, United Kingdom
Date: 1770 = 1775

Accession Number: 1983.619
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • roller printed
Description

cream cotton roller-printed with all-over pattern of tiny random purple dots (stormont print). Front edges, side seams, buttons and pocket edges printed with "embroidery" of tiny blue pansies, red rosebuds and yellow scalloping. Purple "chainstitching" outlining pocket flaps and front edges. Collarless, buttoned to neck with 13 buttons. Bottom edges cut away towards skirts. Three vents, centre, back and side seams. Back and lining of linen.

Dimensions

Type: (L : 25.5 in)
Height:
Width:
Depth: 25.5 inches