Waistcoat

Object Number: 
Z.2952
Date: 
1860-1870
Medium: 
Wool, linen, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 17 1/2 x 22 in. ( 3.8 x 44.4 x 55.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on tag attached to buckle: "ZOOKS / & / CAPT. / WAYNES / UNIFORMS"
Description: 
Brown wool and linen militia officer's waistcoat with 5/8" open stand-up collar, with 9 metal buttons from the collar to the bottom hem, buttons cast with an eagle and a quadrant shield, with "EXCELSIOR" across the bottom; a placket pocket on each side at the stomach, a slant watch pocket at the left breast; back made of browon twill-weave linen, with 2 straps at the waist which buckle at the center with rectangular double swivel tongue buckle (no chape); lined with camel-colored linen.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group