Two brocade vests, 1830-1850; Both with shawl collars, seven small front buttons, one pair inset front pockets and brown glazed cotton backs: One sapphire blue, brocade of black and ivory floral sprays, blue/black silk buttons, cotton lining, Ch 39", L 20"; One ivory, red and black floral stripes on sapphire blue, blue glass buttons, cotton flannel lining, Ch 42", L 21"
Vest, France, 1785, Chinese silk striped taffeta, brocade and covered buttons. | Centre de documentation des musées - Les Arts Décoratifs
Augusta Auctions, May 2007 Vintage Clothing & Textile Auction, Lot 780: Young Mans Embroidered Waistcoat, 1830s
1850 - Silk waistcoat
This waistcoat from the early 1840s is made of a satin-faced silk brocade, woven with a busy, all-over, multi-coloured, floral pattern, which must have been guaranteed to strike a truly dandy note.