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
Maria NiforosAntique Lace & Textiles. A mans silk waistcoat with polychrome silk embroidery , metallic embroidery and stones. Superb embroidery and design on this waistcoat. Almost 28almost 20 across chest , some loss on metallic and stones. This waistcoat had silk added on to one armhole and some silk under the other, some loss on
Authentic 18th Century Silk Vest Dating From The Mid 1700s. The Silk Is Fragile In Several Areas (see photos). It Has All Its Buttons. The Collar, Cuffs & Pocket Embroidery Are Intact. The Entire Front Of The Vest Has Small Embroidered Flowers. The Lining Is All But GoneThe Back Is Linen With Some Small Damage.
UNCUT MANS SILK POLYCHROME WAISTCOAT W/ BEAUVAIS EMBROIDERY. Maria NiforosAntique Lace & Textiles. Circa 18THC It is rare to find a original uncut waistcoat and especially one in such good condition! The ribbed silk panel has all the parts to make up a waistcoat, two fronts, pockets, collar and the florets for buttons The design