ELABORATE 18THC. SILK MAN'S WAISTCOATW/ROSES,SEQUINS.A fine luminous cream silk man's waistcoat with ornate embroidered rose swags and tiny sequins .The design  and embroidery are extremely fine ,the rosebuds are so tiny that it must have taken hours and hours to embroider on that scale. The back of the waistcoat is made of linen. Possibly American or European provenance.This came from a fine old estate in the U.S. There is some age related wear on this item.overall strong and good.A fine piece for the early collector.(Item #EI17)