Waistcoat

Object Number: 
2432c
Date: 
1870-1880
Medium: 
Wool, silk, linen, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 49.5 x 60.3 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on buckle frame: "SOLIDE" stamped: reverse of buttons: "WATERBURY BUTTON CO."
Description: 
Dark blue wool 4-pocket waistcoat, with 9 buttons down the front, buttons cast with the Great Seal; dark green twill-weave silk on the back with 2 straps at the waist which buckle at the center to a rectangular metal double-tongued chape buckle; inside lined with white silk with purple and green pin stripes.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was worn by Colonel John H. Janeway.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group