CIVIL WAR ERA FIGURED SILK BOYS WAIST COAT W BUGS DRAGONS DEER. DATING TO THE CIVIL WAR ERA. FASHIONED OF AN UNUSUAL FIGURED SILK WITH PATTERNS OF DRAGONS, DEER, BEETLES, AND DRAGONFLIES, AND FLORALS THROUGHOUT. FULLY HAND SEWN THROUGHOUT WITH A ROUNDED LAPEL AND A COTTON BACKING WITH A BUCKLE CLOSURE. WOULD CLOSE IN THE FRONT WITH SIX BUTTON LINKS, NONE FOUND WITH THE PIECE.
SOME SMALL STAINING IS SEEN ON THE VERY EDGE OF THE UNDERARMS WITH A SMALL YELLOW AGE COLOR AT THE FRONT NEAR THE CLOSURE, HEAVY AGE COLOR ON THE INNER REAR COLLAR AND SEVERAL SPOTS OF STAINING TO THE LINING. 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 FIGURED SILK BOYS WAIST COAT W BUGS DRAGONS DEER" is in sale since Wednesday, December 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Children's Vintage Clothing\Vests". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.