Waistcoat (garment)

Object number
FIC.2014.311
Date
after 1856
Description
Double breasted, navy wool waistcoat with three pockets, two on PL, one on PR. Lined in lighter brown cambric and backed in dark brown cambric. Back cinch has metal buckle "Patent 1856." Large pocket inside PR breast. Notched collar with 4 1/2 in. wide lapels held in place with buttons. Two rows of buttons down center front.
Materials
wool
cambric
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
waistcoats (garments)