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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1945.354
Date: 
1820-1880
Medium: 
Silk moiré, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 x 15 in. ( 48.3 x 38.1 cm )
Description: 
Double-breasted waistcoat with polka-dot white silk moiré front panels; small rolled collar dropped into ovoid lapels over two sets of three silk cover buttons; three pockets, one at the breast and two at the waistline; white cotton lining and back panel.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was worn by Charles Stout, grandfather of the donor, at a ball given for the Prince of Wales (Edward VII), at the New York Academy of Music.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Merrell L. Stout
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group