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Waistcoat: T3-1984

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Grey striped silk, brocaded with small floral sprays in green and red silk and gold metallic thread. Lining of cream cotton twill or Silesia, back similar, buff. Double-breasted with flat turn-over collar and lapels, wide-stepped. Two pockets. Three pairs of self-covered buttons; one metal button inside. Back tabs with three pairs of metal eyelets and a lace. Back right marked 'Oliver'.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


Production date: circa AD 1855

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Components of the work

Back Length 17.5 in

Identification numbers

Accession number: T3-1984
Primary reference Number: 198885
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Created: Thursday 15 May 2014 Updated: Thursday 15 May 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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