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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