Waistcoat, vest

Object Number: 
Silk, metal
Overall: 1 1/8 x 17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in. ( 2.9 x 43.8 x 60 cm )
incised: center of buttons: "C C"
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group