1830 Man's Vest and Trousers
Off-white cotton vest with brown abstract and floral pattern on fronts, 7 mother-of-pearl buttons with metal centers and shanks; shawl collar, front welt pockets, and two sets of ties in the back; hand stitched; center fronts of vest on bias grain.Hand sewn tan linen pants, 2/1 twill with button fly front; four white glass suspender buttons sewn to top of waistband in front; two top of the waistband in the back; shaped continental pockets front left and right; coin pocket on right side above continental pocket; long rise, five button button-fly closure at center front with additional button on front waistband to secure closure. Pants back have no waistband and rise in a curve above waistline from sides to CB, curving downward to create curved V" opening CB; two crotch gussets left and right back. Trouser legs are straight
HCT.2003.4.14 and 2001.12.14
Pants are made of flax with a waist lining and pocket linings made of cotton. Constructed with cotton sewing thread.
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