Explore the CollectionWaistcoat

length 66cm x 51cm across underarm.
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1900-1929 Early)/c1913
Registration Number
Counted Thread Work,Huckaback Darning,
Costume - Men,Waistcoats,

Physical Description

A man's waistcoat embroidered on the fronts in surface darning in two shades of brown with white French knots on fawn huckaback style fabric. The fronts are edged with fawn grosgrain. The same fabric edges the four pockets. There are six mother-of-pearl buttons with brass shanks which are held in place with split pins. There is an extra buttonhole to hold the end of the watch chain. The back and lining are of cream linen.

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