CIVIL WAR ERA MENS VELVET FLOCKED PAISLEY WAIST COAT VEST. DATING TO THE CIVIL WAR ERA. FASHIONED OF SILK WHICH IS FLOCKED WITH VELVET IN A PAISLEY PATTERN.CLOSES WITH SELF COVERED BUTTONS IN THE FRONT. THE CHEST IF FULLY PADDED FOR FULLNESS. THE BOTTOM BUTTON IS MISSING THE INTERIOR. THERE IS SOME SMALL EDGE FRAY SEEN ALONG THE BOTTOM EDGE.
HEAVY BREAKAGE IS UNDERNEATH EACH ARM, REVEALING THE INNER LINEN LINING WITH SOME SCATTERED HOLES ON THE SHOULDER AND THE REAR NECKLINE. THE BELTING IN THE BACK WAS CUT OFF. Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed. Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor. Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end.These are antique articles, having the age stated. All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined.
_gsrx_vers_841 GS 7.0.16 (841). The item "CIVIL WAR ERA MENS VELVET FLOCKED PAISLEY WAIST COAT VEST" is in sale since Friday, December 21, 2018.This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Women's Vintage Clothing\Dresses". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.