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Vest; Upper Body; Main Dress; Male; Wedding
Date made
purchased from
Abert, Carole A.
worn by
Speir, Jr., Robert
overall length-sh seam/cf base:;
shoulder straps: 3 1/2 in; x 8.89 cm
shawl collar, max, horizontal: 2 7/8 in; x 7.3025 cm
shawl collar, stand: 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm
shawl collar, fall: 1 3/4 in; 4.445 cm
neck opening--sh seam/top button:;
center front--collar pt/base: 5 3/4 in; 14.605 cm
side seam (modest shaping): 9 in; 22.86 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: 16 in; x 40.64 cm
waist pocket welts: 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.065 cm
waist pockets, depth: 3 5/8 in; x 9.2075 cm
waist pocket welts, above base: 4 in; 10.16 cm
center back: 17 1/2 in; 44.45 cm
back width: 14 3/4 in; x 37.465 cm
back ties, upper pair, above base: 4 1/2 in; 11.43 cm
back ties, lower pair, above base: 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm
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Credit Line
From Carole A. Abert
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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