Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 1 x 18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 47 x 57.2 cm )
Yellow wool felt 3-pocket waistcoat; 3/4" open stand-up collar; 9 buttons down the front, buttons cast with shield-breasted eagle surrounded by stars; back and lining made of white cotton; 2 straps at the small of the back which fasten at the center to metal buckle with double-tongued chape; vertical slit pocket on left breast where lining meets outer fabric.
stamped: reverse of each button: "*EXTRA* / QUALITY" stamped: buckle frame: "PATENT 1855"
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