1770 - 1780
Linen, silkOrder this image
Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Court waistcoat - Part of court coat and waistcoat set. Made from cream ribbed silk with a back of linen. Lined with linen with cream ribbed silk facing to foreparts. Cut with straight front line slanting away below the waist overlapping the back-stepped stand collar. Two pockets with curved flaps. Laced on the back. Embroidered as the coat. Three false buttons on each pocket (one missing) fastened with eleven embroidered buttons.