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Waistcoat

Description

Silk embroidered waistcoat, ivory colored linen. Straight cut side pockets at front and diagonal pocket at right breast. Embroidered button holes w/ circular holes for removable buttons. Silk embroidery is floral, on lapels and front. White linen lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Inscriptions
Handprinted newspaper in folder: [on THE NEW YORK HERALD. Jan 7, 1902--written by JAT] ""Grandpa Tucker's Buff Embroidered Vest.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
Silk
silk (textile)
WAISTCOAT
waistcoats (garments)
Accession Number
1998.5412
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24590

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