Embroidered sleeved waistcoat satin stitch elderberry motif over card w/ exotic multicolor foliate on white ribbed silk ground, embroidery most likely bespoke, English or French, c. 1755, CH 42", W 40", L 27.5", SH-SH 18", (0.75" seam opening left H, underarm stains, light wear/discoloration, tiny-0.25" stains to sleeves, conserved shattering at left elbow & underarm) good. Gift of Mrs. Mean. The Costume Collection of the National Society for the Colonial Dames of America.
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