Waistcoat, vest

Waistcoat, vest
Title
Waistcoat, vest
Date 
1908
Medium 
Silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in. ( 2.9 x 43.8 x 60 cm )
Description 
Camel-colored silk waistcoat (part of Coaching Club uniform); waistcoat has lapels (no collar), with 3 yellow metal buttons at the stomach, buttons incised with "C C" and showing an image of men in top hats in a coach, placket pocket at each side at the stomach; back is made of white satin, with 2 straps at the waist which buckle at the center on rectangular metal buckle with vertical chape and 2 tongues; lined with white satin.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Object Number 
1943.352b
Marks 
incised: center of buttons: "C C"
Gallery Label 
This waistcoat was worn by Harris Fahnestock at Coaching Club dinners. The Society also has the dress tailcoat and trousers which go with this uniform.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group