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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
1949.313b
Date: 
1875-1885
Medium: 
Wool, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 18 1/2 x 24 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 47 x 62.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: reverse of each button: "J. & Co. / LONDON"
Description: 
Black wool and silk Naval officer's dress 4-pocket waistcoat with lapels (no collar), front made of black wool, 4 buttons at the stomach; reverse made of black satin with 2 straps at the waist which buckle at the center to rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; lined with white twill-weave silk.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat was worn by Naval Chief-Engineer William Leonard Nicoll (1842-1887). The Society also owns the other pieces of this uniform, as well as other uniform articles worn by Nicoll.
Credit Line: 
Gift of William Leonard Nicoll
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group