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Object Number 1986.017.0002
Object Name Vest
Date 1870-1899
Culture American
Description Midnight blue velvet single breasted man's vest, shawl collar, 3 pockets.
From donor file, donor annotated letter with the following information: "G.W. Gregg (George Wolfley Gregg) born 1833, Circleville, Ohio. His daughter was Mary Gregg (1862) married when she wad 30--her son was my father, Milton W. Henry. He died in Akron 1957. I assume the riding habit belonged to Mary Gregg. The man's tail coat and vest I believe was G.W. Gregg's."
Material Velvet
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Role Creator Manufacturer
Credit line gift of Mrs. F. Eugene Schumacher
Label Stamp: Samuel McKee, Merchant, Oct. 7, 18..(?) Handwritten: G. W. Gregg Esq.