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Magnificently Embroidered 1700s Man’s Silk Waistcoat Very Fragile

The meticulous embroidery on this waistcoat is the object of great admiration. Even the buttons have not evaded a deft hand. The front has a spray of delicate lace peeking out behind the buttons. Well over 200 years old, the silk is unfortunately splitting in a number of areas, so its best future would be

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Antique Hand Emb Silk On Silk 18thC (1700s) Priest Vestment SampleGold Metallic

MEASUREMENTS: 21″L X 7 1/4″W. Minute tiny gold metallic and polychrome silk hand embroidery on silk ecclesiastical sample. Please note directions and explanations in. French on back of sample. There are 3 linings to give a sturdiness and weight to sample, jute, linen and red silk. Note tiny gold metallic. Braid hand embroidered along one

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