ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK

ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK
A Gent’s hand embroidered cream silk waistcoat with an all over small flora, leaves and sprigs design, original silk back, buttons, cotton lining C 1780 The waistcoat has been well made entirely by hand. Beautiful embroidery in many coloured silks. 2 shaped inset pockets, 9 embroidered silk buttons. The embroidery is as fresh as the day it was done, the vest shows hardly any wear, all I notice is some very faint underarm marks, left underarm only shows minimal wear to the silk at extreme edge, see pic 21. There are no back ties. Pls look at the pictures. A rare period waistcoat, in very good condition Measured flat large size: 46″ chest, 46″waist, 25″ around armholes, 23 3/4″ long centre back, 26 1/2 longest front. ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT’S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK. A men’s fine embroidered cream silk waistcoat with an all over small flora, leaves and sprigs design. Original substantial silk back and cotton lining, silk lined edges -dates from late 1700s, possibly French origin. The waistcoat has been very well made entirely by hand. Beautiful shaded embroidery in many coloured silks on a cream ground. Two shaped inset pockets to the front. Front closure with original 9 hand embroidered silk buttons. The embroidery is as fresh as the day it was done, the vest shows hardly any wear, all I can see is some very faint underarm marks, left underarm only shows minimal wear to the silk at extreme edge, see pic 21. All mentioned can be clearly seen on the pics. Generally a hard to find gentleman’s period waistcoat, in very good to excellent condition for collectors, wearing with care. Measured flat x 2 – large size for a big chap: 46 ins chest, 46 ins waist, 25 ins around armholes, 23 3/4 ins long to centre back, 26 1/2 ins longest to front points. Please pay for Fixed price listings within 24 hours unless paying UK cheque. Many UK items are freepost. I do strive to get it right. I will happily combine costs on more than one item to save on posting price. Please wait for an invoice in this instance. All post costs are on the listing. Vat to insure + the weight of the item. Are not included in the item price or Post & Packing charges. Please do not confuse them for additional packing charges. Our local post office has closed so now I have to drive to the PO, I post most weekdays but not most Saturdays. I would appreciate your feedback so I know you have received and are happy with your item. I will always leave feedback in return. My terms of sale are set out above & below, please take a minute to read them. I have been collecting and dealing in Antiques, textiles, costume and accessories for 30 + years. If you do not contact me I cannot help you. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva’s. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT’S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK” is in sale since Monday, January 01, 2018. This item is in the category “Clothes, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage Clothing & Accessories\Men’s Vintage Clothing\Waistcoats”. The seller is “abfabs05″ and is located in East Anglia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • 18c embroidered silk waistcoat: Gents vest floral orig buttons c1780
  • Decade: Pre 1890
  • Look: georgian
  • Chest Size: XL (45-47)
  • Main Colour: cream/multi
  • Vintage Type: True Vintage
  • Material: silk cotton
  • Brand: unknown
  • Chest Size Measurement: 46
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France
  • MPN: Does not apply
  • Original/Reproduction: Original

ANTIQUE 18 c EMBROIDERED SILK GENT'S WAISTCOAT VEST C 1780 LARGE ALL HAND WORK