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Child's vest

Description

This plain white/yellowed cotton vest was cut from one piece of cloth and doubled for thickness but made without shaping. It closes in the front with four buttonholes--buttons removed--and has both a straight hem and neckline. The shoulder straps are simple woven tape attached at the front and back of the shoulders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Adolescents' Clothing
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
stitching
Vest
vests (garments)
Dimensions
6.625 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.15
Credit Line
Anonymous
GUSN
54532

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