This is a Waistcoat. It is dated 1770–80 and we acquired it in 1913. Its medium is silk and its technique is satin, stem and knot embroidery stitches in 10 shades of silk on twill foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Edward C. Post.
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 71.1 x 69.9 cm (28 x 27 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Waistcoat (France); silk; H x W: 71.1 x 69.9 cm (28 x 27 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post; 1913-52-1