Antique embroidered men’s vest, waistcoat. Black silk with dark green velvet leaves. The back is a glazed cotton, the inside is lined with cotton. Most looks to be hand stitched with what looks like machine stitching around the collar. Very good for age, the silk has worn off along the edge of the collar in two spots on the back & along the side. A little silk has worn of the buttons & there is towards the hem a tiny thin line that the silk wore off. The top button hole the stitches have worn off & is raw in small areas. Brown backing fabric shows thru, minimal issue. Around the armholes & along the hem in the front a few very tiny barely visible pinhead amount of silk has worn off. The inside cotton lining has underarm discoloration that does not go thru. The back has a few tiny holes. Please refer to photos. Chest – 37 inches. Waist – 35 inches. Length mid shoulder to hem front – 20 1/2 inches. Length mid shoulder to hem back – 19 3/4 inches. The item “Exceptional Antique 1880s 1890s Mens Silk Embroidered Waistcoat Vest” is in sale since Sunday, December 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Men’s Vintage Clothing\Vests”. The seller is “s.vintage” and is located in Clarence, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Decade: 1890s