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Other Terms
Vest; Upper Body; Main Dress; Male
Date made
1825 - 1845
purchased from
Bracken, J. M.
used in
United States: Virginia, Page county
overall length-sh seam/cf hem:;
shoulder straps: 4 in; x 10.16 cm
shawl collar, max width:;
shawl collar, stand: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
shawl collar, fall: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
neck opening, sh seam/top button:;
center front-collar point/base: 7 in; 17.78 cm
side seam, straight: 8 in; 20.32 cm
buttons: 3/8 in; x.9525 cm
buttons, spacing: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
buttons, span:;
lowest button, above base:;
front, width: 18 1/2 in; x 46.99 cm
waist pocket welts: 7/8 in x 5 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 14.605 cm
waist pockets, depth: 4 in; x 10.16 cm
waist pocket welts, above base: 4 in; 10.16 cm
center back: 16 3/4 in; 42.545 cm
back width: 19 1/4 in; x 48.895 cm
back ties, upper pair, above base: 7 in; 17.78 cm
back ties-lower pair-above base: 1 1/2 in; 3.81 cm
back ties, distance from side seam: 5 in; x 12.7 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
From J. M. Bracken
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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