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Fleur De Lys Waistcoat

Fleur De Lys Waistcoat
C.1889-1891. A stunning creme wool ladies waistcoat, with a lovely royal blue Fleur de Lys pattern.
Fastens up the front with all it's original buttons and has a high standing "Johnny" collar. The inside is lined with cotton, and has no boning. This waistcoat doesn't look like it was worn at all. It's in near mint condition with the exception of a little moth hole near the right side of the neck, another at the back of the right armpit, and age spots on the lining. Completely strong enough to be worn today, still has another 100 years left in it! A very wearable size too.
Would fit shoulders of about 15"- 15 1/2", bust approx. 35", waist approx. 28", length 19". Has a small peplum at the back to go over a little bustle.
(Formerly L. Hidic)