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1789-1794, France - Man's Vest - Linen canvas with silk needlepoint, linen plain weave with silk supplementary-warp cut-pile trim and silk embroidery

France Man’s Vest, Costume/clothing principle attire/upper body, Linen canvas with silk needlepoint, linen plain weave with silk supplementary-warp cut-pile trim and silk embroidery, Center back length: 26 in.

1855, England - Man's Vest - Silk cut and voided velvet on satin foundation with supplementary weft-float patterning

Man's Vest England, circa 1855 Silk cut and voided velvet on satin foundation with supplementary weft-float patterning

Bicorne 1790 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Bicorne 1790 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

This is a French bicorne hat featuring the tri-colored cockade from the The tri-colored cockade was worn as a symbol of the revolution and French freedom. This piece is part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's collection.

Man's Waistcoat  Made in England  or France  1780s  Artist/maker unknown, English or French  Silk faille with supplementary metallic wefts; silk embroidery in satin and stem stitches and couched metal-wrapped threads; metallic purls and sequins; cotton plain weave  Center Back Length: 17 1/2 inches (44.5 cm) Waist: 38 inches (96.5 cm)

Waistcoat, France or England, Silk faille with supplementary metallic wefts; silk embroidery in satin and stem stitches and couched metal-wrapped threads; metallic purls and sequins; cotton plain weave lining.

1850, America - Waistcoat - Silk cut and voided velvet, silk needleworked buttons, cotton plain weave lining and backing, brass-colored metal groments and buckle

America - Waistcoat - Silk cut and voided velvet, silk needleworked buttons, cotton plain weave lining and backing, brass-colored metal groments and buckle

1760s

AN SACK-BACK OPEN ROBE WITH PETTICOATS, CIRCA the azure blue silk woven with a polychrome floral bouquet and ribbon motif, the robe with ruched trim and flybraid detail, the sleeves with exaggerated deep ruffle, with matching petticoat.

Waistcoat Date: 1850s Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (at front from shoulder): 20 in. (50.8 cm)

Waistcoat Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (at front from shoulder): 20 in.

Vest, Dinner  Date: 1850–59 Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, leather

Vest, Dinner Date: Culture: American Medium: silk, cotton, leather (lining interior edge of waist).

Waistcoat  National Trust Inventory Number 1349046 Date	1790 - 1800 Collection	Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)

Waistcoat National Trust Inventory Number 1349046 Date 1790 - 1800 Collection Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)

Antique Victorian Dated 1850 Men's Silk Wedding Vest / Waistcoat With Provenance & Tailor's Stamp

Antique Victorian Dated 1850 Men's Silk Wedding Vest / Waistcoat With from marzillivintage on Ruby Lane

Waistcoat (circa 1770) | Waistcoats were worn by men as part of their suit. They could be single or double breasted. Coats were worn more open during the 18th century, so waistcoats became the center of attention and had to be decorative. They were made of French silk with a rococo design and worn with a stock at the neck to complete the look.

Waistcoat

Waistcoat Place of origin:England, Great Britain (made) Date:ca. 1770 (made) Artist/Maker:Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques:Embroidered satin