A most beautiful gents antique, early Victorian ivory silk waistcoat.
Beautifully embossed floral silk front with covered buttons, it has two front facing pockets and one pocket watch pocket higher up.
The back is made from cream cotton and it has the original corset style fastener.
For its age this waistcoat is in very good condition, it has been very well kept, English or French make c1840s, there is a very similar waistcoat to this one stored at the Met Museum.
Shorter length, nipped in at the waist with long rounded lapels.
Good used condition overall, some light marks moreso on the cotton reverse, there are quite a few brown marks on the inner lining.
19.5" length front
17.25" length back
It has not been cleaned so may require cleaning prior to use.
Specialist cleaning only advised, will require hanging / pressing following travel.
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Antique Victorian ivory silk waistcoat
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