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Man's waistcoat

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Man's waistcoat fo brown silk woven to imitate quilting. Original buttons; one missing. Inside collar at back is a label handwritten which says: W. G. HUNTER FEBY 22/53. Large hole in plain brown silk of back. Worn at armholes and collar.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William Guy Hunter of Westport, New York

American (New York State), 1853

Object Place

New York, USA

Dimensions

67.5 x 57.5 cm (26 9/16 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1136

Medium or Technique

Silk quilted, cotton and leather lining, needleworked buttons, brass-colored metal buckle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes