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Object ID # 2005.017.006
Object Name Waistcoat
Title Rev. Oldham's Vest
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1965
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Clergyman's black-coloured dress vest (waistcoat). This vest accompanies the dress coat 2005.017.005. It is white-lined. There is a narrow, long lapel to it. It buttons up low (over the stomach), with three bengaline-covered buttons. There are two front pockets. The front of the garment is a different fabric from the back. The adjustable waistband has a blue metal buckle on it.

Makers mark None
Provenance Maker unknown. Owned and worn by Rev. Maurice Oldham. Throughout his long service to the church, Reverend and Mrs. Oldham ministered to parishes in Dundalk, Tara, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Brussels, Camden East, Clayton, Innisville and Franktown.

Last belonged to Brian and Norma Rice of Sauble Beach, Bruce County. How they came to have it is unknown.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Fabric/Thread
Dimensions W-46.5 L-55 cm
Found Sauble Beach, Bruce County
People Oldham, Rev. Maurice