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Object Name: Waistcoat, vest
Date: 1908
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Medium: Silk, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/8 x 17 1/4 x 23 5/8 in. ( 2.9 x 43.8 x 60 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Camel-colored silk waistcoat (part of Coaching Club uniform); waistcoat has lapels (no collar), with 3 yellow metal buttons at the stomach, buttons incised with "C C" and showing an image of men in top hats in a coach, placket pocket at each side at the stomach; back is made of white satin, with 2 straps at the waist which buckle at the center on rectangular metal buckle with vertical chape and 2 tongues; lined with white satin.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Harris Fahnestock
Object Number: 1943.352b
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Marks: incised: center of buttons: "C C"

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This waistcoat was worn by Harris Fahnestock at Coaching Club dinners. The Society also has the dress tailcoat and trousers which go with this uniform.