Black satin brocade vest of a leaf pattern with an olive brown linen back and white linen lining. Vest has three pockets on the front. There are three fabric covered buttons on each side of the vest opening and three buttonholes on each side. On the back is an olive brown colored belt with a steel buckle to adjust the size.
Nell says that this was father's / wedding vest. He was born / Dec. 15 1827 and died Jan 7 - 1911 / He was married Nov 20 - 1848