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WAISTCOAT

Description

Cream; embroidered w/ polychrome silk threads in chainstitch; realistic floral bouquet "growing" out of pocket w/ roots below; 2 pockets w/ flaps embroidered in delicate design. Single breasted w/ 13 buttons; standing collar; 3 pairs of ties; back is open.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Inscriptions
Handwritten in ink at neck: ""Mrs. Atkinson""
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
twill
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bouquet
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Men's clothing
silk (textile)
Silk Twill
stitching
taffeta
twill
WAISTCOAT
waistcoats (garments)
Accession Number
1983.6
Credit Line
Loaned for exhibit to China Trade Museum, 1/83.
GUSN
13199

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