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Brittany Style Waistcoat

Description

Black wool broadcloth; black velvet trim along center front & around neck; oval pad at center back stuffed w/ straw & covered in black wool stripe (for bustle); lined w/ indigo blue cotton twill; large eyes on both sides at center front (for lacing?).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
See 1969.7145.1.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cloth
cotton (textile)
stitching
twill
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Broadcloth
cloth
Cotton
cotton (textile)
fancy dress
Fancy Dress
Hand Stitched
stitching
Twill
twill
WAISTCOAT
waistcoats (garments)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.7145.3
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13552
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