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Object Name Vest
Collection The Stephen Girard Artifact Collection
Catalog Number 0380
Description Cotton vest, woven,diamond pattern, with stand-up collar. 9 buttonholes with 9 reciprocating fabric-covered buttons down front. Pair of horizontal pockets at front waist level. Back with 2 pairs of cotton tape tightening ties. Edges along button holes, buttons, and collar along front are hand decorated with white on white embroidery, stitching in French knots create an hand stitched botch' or paisley design. Applied dots at pocket openings.
Material Cotton
Source Girard, Stephen
Received as Bequest
Used Worn by Stephen Girard