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Waistcoat

Description

Black velvet printed waistcoat with serpentine stem (cream) bearing medium scale cream and red floral spray; Shawl collar; double breasted with four pairs of buttons (all removed except one in pocket); rounded waistline; cotton lining and back; brown twill under collar and inside buttonholes; back closure of two pairs of ties.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1859
Inscriptions
Stamped on back of button: ""T. Scott & Co. Waterbury""
Material
cotton (textile)
polish (coating)
stitching
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Cotton, Polished
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
Men's clothing
polish (coating)
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
Silk Twill
stitching
twill
velvet (fabric weave)
WAISTCOAT
waistcoats (garments)
Accession Number
1942.576
GUSN
53066

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