Thursday, February 5, 2015

Men's Black Embroidery Waistcoat









From the seller:

Antique 1700's Mens Waistcoat EMBROIDERY Vest Open Back Satin Colonial 3694

2 flap pockets, embroidered buttons, neck loop

tan and black embroidery

faille front; open back is linen with ties

Length 24"; Armpit to armpit 16"

3694

museum deaccession

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From Me:

Based on the high neckline, the length, the style of the embroidery, and the slight pinch at the waist, I believe this is from the 1770's.

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