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Waistcoat

Object Number: 
Z.2602
Date: 
1885-1900
Medium: 
Wool, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 16 3/4 x 22 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 42.5 x 56.5 cm )
Description: 
Dark blue wool officer's button-up waistcoat with 1" stand-up collar, 4 slit-pocket front with 9 buttons from collar to bottom hem, back lined with black twill-weave silk with 2 straps at the waist which meet at the center and buckle on vertical rectangular metal buckle with double-tongued chape; inside lined with white silk with blue pin stripes, right breast has vertical placket pocket.
Gallery Label: 
This waistcoat is possibly part of the uniform of Paymaster General William Smith.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group