Tuesday, February 17, 2015

1780's Men's Waistcoat

From the seller:
Antique 1700's Mens Waistcoat Faille EMBROIDERY Vest Colonial GC

2 flap pockets, decorative buttons

tambour embroidery

faille front; back is open with ties

Length 25"; Armpit to armpit 17"

medium to heavier weight, lined

museum deaccession

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Probably late 1780's/early 1790's.

1 comment:

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