1810 Silver Embroidered Linen Mens Waistcoat
Wonderful collectible piece we purchased in Paris. The c.1810 mens summer waistcoat is white linen dotted with French knots and embroidered in silver bullion threading. Spread collar and button closures down the front. Each tiny button is hand embroidered in white and silver. Inset pockets with welts on the front hips. String tie across the back waist. The waistcoat is lined in white linen.
Condition. Some yellowing to the linen. Old repair splits to the inner arms. 1" on the left side and 1/4" on the right. There is shattering to the linen on the back left side of the collar.