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Waistcoat

Description

Young child's unfinished ivory floral silk waistcoat. Closes in front with eight metal buttons not original to garment. Two pocket flaps on front. Made from older fabric from the mother's dress.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa late 18th century

Materials

Silk, metal

Dimensions

Shoulder: 10.25 inches; Chest: 27 inches; Waist: 26 inches; Full length: 20 inches

Resource ID

10635

Notes

Fabric from 1770, waistcoat made at a later date from a dress worn by Mrs. William Brown. Buttons not original.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. John D. Murray

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.