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men's vest
  • Croatia
  • men's vest, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Donja Bebrina, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia)
  • satin, cotton, wool, plastic
  • Object Height/Width: 52.5 x 46 cm
    Object Height/Width: 20 11/16 x 18 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7051
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The black satin vest has a white cotton lining. The collar has rounded edges. The pockets (including the left chest), collar, and vest are edged with red wool. There are six sets of gold colored plastic buttons on the double breasted front.

It was intended to be worn as part of an example of a Slavonia style outfit worn in the eastern part of Croatia.