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Man's evening dress suit (waistcoat)

American (Boston)

Object Place: Boston, United States


49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black wool broadcloth. Coat (a): double breasted, cut away square at waist, tails, center back vent, waist seam; silk rep roll lapels with step to collar; cuffs with slit; wood buttons (4 front, 2 cuff and back); black silk lining with two breast and tail pockets. Waistcoat (b): single breasted, U-shaped front with points, roll lapels, rick-rack trim, two pockets, three wood buttons; black silk lining and back, enameled steel buckle at back. Trousers: peg top, braid on outside seams; two back and one fob cotton pockets; six button fly closure, brace buttons. Labels: “Wood and Meagher, Boston” and “…C.A. Walters, Apr. 10, 1908.”


Worn by Charles Andrew Walters 18__-1915 of Bangor, Me.
A/D December 1978, ratified by V/C January 10, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Alexander W. Dole