Wool, cotton, metal
Overall: 1 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 44.4 x 54.6 cm )
Dark blue or black wool 3-pocket hand made waistcoat; 3/4" open stand-up collar; 9 buttons down the front, buttons cast with shield-breasted eagle with "I" at the center; back made of brown twill-weave cotton, with 2 straps at the small of the back which fasten at the center to metal buckle with double-tongued chape; lined with white twill-weave cotton.
Gift of Miss Bess Haring
cast: center of each button: "I"
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