Vest

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Category
Creation Date
1850s
Materials
Description
Vest: Man's flowered brown velvet vest. The vest is dark brown velveteen with a pattern of lighter brown and cream flowers and leaves. The collar is double breasted. There are three buttons and three button holes on each side. The glass buttons have a gold edge with a black center with a gold glitter heart shape design. There is a left breast stand up slit pocket and a stand up slit pocket on each lower side. The front of the vest is padded. The back of the vest is brown light wool. There is a cloth belt with a black buckle with teeth in the back. The vest is lined with tan cotton. Condition - The lining is stained. There are worn areas throughout. Belonged to Demos (or Damon) Jandon, first husband of Mrs. Hugh (Mary) Adams c1850s. Damas Jandon died in 1867 and is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing.

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