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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 1975.9.7
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Silk; Cotton
Dimensions H-22 W-12.5 inches
Description This is a man's black ribbed velvet vest with a wide wale corduroy appearance. There is a shawl collar with a dark brown cotton backing. The collar and bottom edge of the vest is trimmed with a black velvet piping. The back is a brown cotton twill with an adjustable strap with a metal buckle. The vest has a five button closure (buttons are missing.) There is an angled welt pocket on the left breast and two straight welt pockets at the waist. The vest is lined with white cotton.
Notes This vest is part of a large textile collection that was donated in September of 1975. There is no other provenance.
Collection Mrs. Robert Van Meter Collection
Subjects Men's clothing
Clothing & dress
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS