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Beige flowered calico vest

Description: Front of vest is beige flowered calico with design in orange and green 3-petal flowers interspersed with rings composed of 10 tiny white circles; shawl color of the same fabric ends at mid-chest; closure is at center front; 4 incised pearl, gold rimmed buttons on right front, 4 hand bound buttonholes on left front; there are pockets on each side of vest front, with edges slanting upward to center front; front end pocket edges are piped; left pocket has 2 stitches in top edge, preventing it from opening entirely; back of vest is white even-weave linen with adjustable flaps of self fabric mounted 1 1/3" to 2" from bottom edge, 2" from side seams; entire vest is lined in linen
Contributor(s): Funding provided by an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, administered by the Indiana State Library
Collection: Conner Prairie Historic Clothing Collection
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Subjects: Textile fabrics -- History
Clothing and dress
Men's clothing

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