Waistcoat (garment)

Object number
FIC.2014.314
Date
19th century
Description
Navy blue collarless wool vest with four welt pockets and five center front buttons. Two welt pockets on each breast. Lined with a faded light blue and cream striped cotton. Interior welt pocket on PR breast. Back black plain weave fabric with strap and buckle at the waist for adjustment. The buckle is embossed with a decorative motif. 
Materials
wool
metal
cotton
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
waistcoats (garments)