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Vest

Vest
Title
Vest
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Wool, cotton, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 1 in. ( 54.6 x 39.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Cream wool vest from the dress Coaching Club uniform with long narrow round lapels, three brass buttons down the front, incised "C C" and showing an image of men in top hats in a coach, placket pocket at each side at the stomach; back of white cotton, with two straps at the waist with a buckle at the center to fit; lined with white cotton.
Credit Line 
Gift of Perry Belmont
Object Number 
1941.235b
Marks 
engraved: on the front of the buttons: "C C" in gothic script
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group