Shasta’s Vintage Emporium. Thank you for looking at my auctions. RARE 1750-60’s Hand Embroidered Mans Waistcoat / Vest Sm – France. This wonderful antique waistcoat is made from ivory silk taffeta and is hand embroidered with flowers in soft pastels. The covered buttons have embroidered flowers in the center and shallow pockets with embroidered flaps at the bottom. The back is a heavy silk, like a raw silk and it has been expanded in the center back, probably around the time of the gift of the vest. It the pocket is a note looks to been written in a Victorian hand saying it was a gift to her grandfather by a French Count, the name of the grandfather looks to be John Van (can’t make it out, maybe Woshand), the lady who wrote it is Mrs. It has foxing, some spots, minor wear around the armhole seam under the arms, some small scattered holes and a 3 inch tear. It measures 37 inches around the chest and is 27 1/2 inches at the longest point. Please Scroll Down For More Photos. If there is any problem with the item, you must contact me within 3 days of receipt. As is items are non refundable. I travel a few days a week, so if you don’t hear from me right away, I’ll be sure to answer your questions when I return. Thank you so much for your cooperation. I so appreciate your business. I’ve done my best to represent colors accurately, but the color on the computer monitors can vary, if I know the color is off I will describe the color to you, as in the case of many reds and purples. The measurements are approximate, I do my best to measure accurately, but placement of the measuring tape tape can be subjective. I have done my best to accurately describe this item as honestly and completely as possible, most of my items are used clothing and something may slip by, please try to understand this. Please visit my other auctions… I have a wide variety of vintage and unusual items available!!! Thank you for visiting my auctions. The item “RARE 1750-60’s Hand Embroidered Mans Waistcoat / Vest Sm France” is in sale since Saturday, June 20, 2015. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Men’s Vintage Clothing\Pre-1930 (Victorian, 20s)”. The seller is “shastasvintage” and is located in Pine Bush, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: 1750-60’s
- Type: true vintage
- Size: small
- Material: Silk
- Country of Manufacture: France