Saturday, 3 February 2018

Fashion Gallery: Longsleeved Waistcoats

White


English white waistcoat with golden flower embroideries, 1700-20

Long-sleeved waistcoat, Engladn, 1700-1720. Silk needlework on tabby linen. Design consists of floral sprigs and concentrated flowers around edges, with vermicelli embroidered ground.


Norwegian cream waistcoat with silk embroidery thread, 1760-80

Sleeved waistcoat, 1760-1780. Cream silk satin embroidered with coloured silk thread.


Italian waistcoat with gold embroidery, 1710-20

1710-1720, Italy - Waistcoat - Embroidered silk


French waistcoat with silver embroideries, 1720s

Vest, ca. 1720, French, silk

Yellow

English silk satin waistcoat embroidered with exotic birds, 1730-39

Waistcoat, England, 1730-1739. Yellow silk satin, richly-embroidered with large stylised exotic flowers and leves with feathered srolls in coloured silk an metal threads of several textures, arranged in broad borders down each front, over the pocket flaps and the front of the waistcoat skirts. This waistcoat is unusually opulent as the expensive satin has been used not only for the front of the garment but also for the back and the three-quarter length sleeves.



British silk waistcoat, 1750-70

1750-1770 British Sleeved waistcoat at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Yellow was a popular colour in 18th century Europe, as part of a wider trend for Chinese-inspired pieces.  Because gold (and, by extension, yellow) was associated with nobility in China (the same way purple was in the West), it obtained prominence among Westerners who sought to show their own wealth and status.


Dutch silk and cotton waistcoat, 1730-40

Vest, c. 1730-40. Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.

Orange

Orange waistcoat with heavy silver embroidery, 1750-60

Rear view, sleeved waistcoat, fabric: England, garment: America, c. 1759. Flame-orange figured silk with an abstract feather/scroll and leaf design. The dense embroidery consists of silver metallic threads over stiffened paper scroll cut-outs, appliquéd onto the ground fabric, silver buillion embroidery, pailletes and flattened strips decorate the wooden buttons.Sleeved waistcoat, fabric: England, garment: America, c. 1759. Flame-orange figured silk with an abstract feather/scroll and leaf design. The dense embroidery consists of silver metallic threads over stiffened paper scroll cut-outs, appliquéd onto the ground fabric, silver buillion embroidery, pailletes and flattened strips decorate the wooden buttons.


Red

Norwegian silk waistcoat with sleeves reaching to the elbow, mid 18th century

Long-sleeved waistcoat, Norway, mid 18th century. Red silk damask, linen lining.


English sleeved waistcoat, 1720's

1720s sleeved waistcoat, MFA Boston.



British wool waistcoat, 1750-62
Billedresultat for 18th century sleeved waistcoat


Pink

French silk waistcoat, 1730-50

Habit, gilet et culotte | Paris Musées


Spanish waistcoat with chinoiserie embroideries, 1760

Long-sleeved waistcoat, c. 1760, Spain. Salmon coloured silk brocaded with Chinoiserie motifs in coloured silks and metallic threads.


Bright pink satin waistcoat, 1760

Long sleeved waistcoat, 1760s. Pink silk satin, fabric covered buttons, linen sleeves and linen lining.

Blue

Blue silk waistcoat, 1740

Waistcoat
1740
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art


Blue silk waistcoat worn by Claude Lamorel II, Prince de Ligne

Waistcoat worn by Claude Lamoral II (1685–1766), Prince of Ligne and the Holy Empire He was the father of Charles-Joseph Lamoral (1735–1814), 7th Prince of Ligne, a friend of Marie Antoinette and a famous memoirist. Owners of a château at Beloeil, in what is now Belgium, the family was received in all the courts of Europe. - See more at:


French silk lampas waistcoat, c. 1715

Man's sleeved waistcoat, France, c. 1715. Pale blue silk lampas with supplementary werft patterning, floral motifs.

A somewhat dirty and worn French silk waistcoat, c. 1730

Billedresultat for 18th century longsleeved waistcoat

Green

Pale green silk waistcoat, 1730

Long-sleeved waistcoat, c. 1730. Silk satin brocaded with flowers and scrolling leafs on golden yellow ground. Tumblr


Sleeved waistcoat of green silk, 1710-20

Sleeved waistcoat, 1710 - 1720.

Brown

Grey

French silk waistcoat, 1750-70

Waistcoat, 1750-70, French.


A yellow-sleeved waistcoat with a silver body, 1750-60 

Long-sleeved waistcoat, 1750-1760. Silver silk brocaded with floral motifs Tumblr

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