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Man's waistcoat

Man's wedding waistcoat. Foreparts: brown moiré ribbed silk with satin figured box motif. Double breasted. Wide shawl collar (tacked down at sides). V-front straight cut. 6 covered buttons. 3 welted pockets (watch pocket at UR). Brown piping. Brown cotton twill back, tabs with 6 brass eyelets....

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Provenance

Worn by John Edward Bridge at his wedding to Ellen E. Bridge, March 4th, 1852.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1852

Object Place

England

Accession Number

43.2037

Medium or Technique

Silk; Moiré

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes