Antique tuxedo jacket and waistcoat, no pants included.
Antique tuxedo jacket has peak lapels faced with silk twill and fancy silk covered buttons, with a double button through loop front closure. Hand finishing is extensive, including lining, buttonholes and pocket edges. Slanted breast pocket, two front pockets and two internal pockets, large high, smaller lower down on opposite side. Two button trim at the cuffs. Fabric is wool, with black silk lining, sleeves have cotton lining with metallic stripes.
Wool waistcoat has horseshoe neckline and rounded lapels stitched down by hand at the edges. Four button closure with fancy silk covered buttons as on the jacket. Two jetted pockets. Rear strap for size adjustment and claw buckle. It has the striped cotton lining that matches the sleeve lining.
No labels anywhere. 1890s-1900s.
Pictured pants are not included.
Small to Medium - Please check the jacket back measurement as it is closely fitted in the antique style
Chest 96 cm (38")
Waist to 89 cm (35")
Shoulders 43 cm (17")
Back 38 cm (15")
Sleeve 62 cm (24.5")
Jacket lapel 11 cm (4.25")
Jacket length measured below the collar at the back 75.5 cm (29.75")
Waistcoat lapel width 5.7 cm (2.25")
Waistcoat length at the back 49 cm (19.25")
Waistcoat length at the front 58.5 cm (23 cm)
Fair to good. Waistcoat is in good condition - the lining is dirty. The jacket has a number of small moth holes - at the front buttoning, 1 x 3 mm, one shoulder 2 mm, one sleeve has several holes, all 1-3 mm. Very minor wear to the edges of the lapels in a couple of places.