Antique black formal wool waistcoat has a U shaped neckline. The lapels are stitched to the front at the bottom curve. Four button closure and two fob pockets. Two short side vents. The back is silk twill and the straps adjust with a claw buckle. Blue and white striped cotton lining has an internal breast pocket which closes with a bone button. No labels. 1910s-1920s.
Chest 96 cm (38")
Waist 86 cm (34")
Lapel width 4.5 cm (1.75")
Length at the front 57 cm (22.5")
Length at centre back 51 cm (20")
Very good. There is a brown mark on one inside front of the lining.